The Final Tally at Sochi

The 2014 Sochi Olympics came to an end on Sunday.
The 2014 Sochi Olympics came to an end on Sunday.

The 2014 Sochi Olympics wrapped up on Sunday, and it was a truly exciting couple of weeks filled with wins and upsets. The Olympics concluded with the USA team taking home a total of 28 medals, of which 9 were gold, 7 were silver and 12 were bronze. The USA finished 2nd in the overall medal count, only behind Russia who held 33 medals at the end of the games. Norway went home in third place with a total of 26 medals. Russia was also the leader in gold medals received with a tally of 13, followed closely by Norway with 11 and Canada with 10. The USA placed 4th in gold medal count with 9 total. Of the total 98 medals up for grabs this year at the Olympics, a record high number of 26 nations claimed at least one of those medals.

The 2014 Sochi Olympics included an array of sports and competitions. Some of the events included bobsleigh, curling, figure skating, ice hockey, snowboard, speed skating, ski jumping and more. The major broadcast network NBC was responsible for streaming the events nightly during primetime. It was announced earlier that the 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Trivia Night at HPC

Hollywood Production Center hosted another trivia night for tenants this week.
Hollywood Production Center had a blast hosting another Trivia Night for the office.

We love trivia, and so do our tenants! Last night we hosted another Trivia Night for all our competitive tenants that wanted to know who the real trivia buff in the office is. We had such a blast with 5 teams that were on each others’ heels the entire game! We wanted to share some of our favorite trivia questions that we asked, so if you missed it, rest assured you can exercise your trivia muscles. Keep in mind that the entire night’s theme was “Best of 2013.” (Answers listed at the bottom in italics)

**Congrats to Universal’s “Team Monkey Love” for the win!**

1. In 2013, what artist dropped an unannounced, surprise album?

2. What is the name of the Notre Dame football player that dealt with an online hoax that spurned the now-famous term “catfishing?”

3. On July 9, it was announced that the 2020 Olympic Games would be held in what city?

4. What is the name of Vince Gilligan’s television drama, which came to an end in 2013 after 5 seasons?

5. Iron Man 3 and Thor: The Dark World feature cameos by actors from other Marvel Studios franchises. Which actor did not appear in either film? a. Benicio Del Toro, b. Chris Evans, c. Mark Ruffalo, d. Scarlett Johansson

6. List the following films in order of highest grossing movie domestically to lowest grossing movie domestically (1 be highest, 4 being lowest): Despicable Me 2, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Iron Man 3 and Frozen.


1. Beyonce

2. Manti Te’o

3. Tokyo, Japan

4. Breaking Bad

5. d. Scarlett Johansson

6. 1. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, 2. Iron Man 3, 3. Despicable Me 2, 4. Frozen

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Glendale Fighting Club Fighter Gearing up for December

Glendale Fighting Club-trained Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate continue their Ultimate Fighting Championship's World Tour 2013 at Club Nokia.
Glendale Fighting Club-trained Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate continue their Ultimate Fighting Championship’s World Tour 2013 at Club Nokia.

The 2013 Ultimate Fighting Championship World Tour landed in Los Angeles on Tuesday and Glendale Fighting Club-trained Ronda Rousey was there to prove she was there to win. The press conference at Club Nokia on Tuesday pitted Rousey with her competitor Miesha Tate, who Ronda will be defending her bantamweight championship against.

Ronda Rousey trained under Edmond Tarverdyan of the Glendale Fighting Club and has since one various awards and championships in Mixed Martial Arts and Judo. Los Angeles was only the second day of the five-day, 11 city world tour that hopes to promote the four pay-per-view fights that will take place at the end of December. Ronda will be facing off again Miesha on December 28 at UFC 168 in Las Vegas.

Following the tour, the Glendale-trained fighter will be leaving to film “The Expendables 3” where she will have many of her camp members so to not interfere with her training. “The Ultimate Fighter 18” is also scheduled to premiere on Fox Sports 1 on September 4 to further build anticipation for the December match between Rousey and Tate.