Culver City is a city located in western Los Angeles County, in the U.S. state of California. The city is surrounded by the city and county of Los Angeles. This urban area serves as a significant movie and television production center. At one time the home of MGM Studios and the headquarters for the Hughes Aircraft Company, today it serves as the base for Sony Pictures, National Public Radio West, and the NFL Network Studio.
Among the companies based in Culver City are Sony Pictures Entertainment and Sizzler. The top employers with office space or other facilities in Culver City include Goldrich & Kest Industries, Culver City Unified School District, Brotman Medical Center, City of Culver City, Security Industry Specialists, Target, Inovel, Karl Storz Endoscopy, Kayne Eras Center, and Moldex.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many studios and museums in the Culver City area, including Culver Studios and Sony Pictures Studio. Sony offers a tour of stages used in productions such as the Wizard of Oz, Men in Black, and Spider-Man. Other attractions in Culver City include The Museum of Jurassic Technology, Star Eco Station, Culver City Farmer’s Market, The Westfield Mall (200 stores), Fox Hills Shopping Center (200 stores), and the design store C Vault. There are many options for dining in Culver City, including restaurants offering sushi, barbecue, organic, vegetarian, and Korean cuisine. Some examples include Helm’s Bakery, Grand Casino Bakery, S&W Country Diner, Cafe Surfas, J R’s Bar-B-Que and Tender Greens. Annapurna Cuisine offers a range of Indian delicacies, everything they serve is vegetarian.
Culver City is served by the Los Angeles International Airport, which is located 7 miles south of the city. CityBus Line 6 connects directly to the Los Angeles Airport Transit Center. The Culver CityBus services provide public transportation in and around Culver City. There is a light rail line from Downtown Los Angeles to a terminal station at the Culver Junction near Venice and Robertson Boulevards in Culver City.