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'Grateful' Trevor Noah Credits His Success to 'Brilliant' Black Women During 'Daily Show' Sign-Off

Trevor Noah is bidding farewell to The Daily Show. Noah, 38, signed off Thursday night after a seven-year run as host of Comedy Central series. In a clip of his final monologue, which was released a few hours before the show airs, the late night host expressed his gratitude to the fans, and to the "brilliant" Black women in his life who he said were "a lot of the reason why I'm here."
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Amazon Games and Bandai Namco Online Bring Blue Protocol to the West in 2023

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 8, 2022-- Amazon Games and Bandai Namco Online Inc. today announced they are bringing Blue Protocol, a multiplayer online action role-playing game featuring beautiful, anime-inspired art, to North America, Europe, South America, Australia, and New Zealand. Blue Protocol will be free-to-play, and will launch for PC, Xbox Series X|S, and PlayStation 5 in the second half of 2023, with a Closed Beta on PC earlier in the year. View the gameplay trailer, which debuted tonight at The Game Awards, here. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20221206006016/en/ Amazon Games and Bandai Namco Online Bring Blue Protocol to the West in 2023 (Photo: Business Wire)
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Trevor Noah Ends ‘Daily Show’ With Emotional Tribute to Black Women

Just 10 weeks after he shocked fans—and his closest collaborators—by announcing he would be stepping down as host of The Daily Show, Trevor Noah made his final goodbyes Thursday night with a jam-packed episode filled with jokes, tears and correspondents past and present.And he ended his last episode as host by thanking the fans for sticking with him over these past seven years. “I remember when we started the show, we couldn’t get enough people to fill an audience,” he said, telling them he’s never taken the people who show up “for granted.”“Thank you to the people who watch, the...
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Restoration and conservation efforts help Marin's salmon overcome sizable hurdles

photo credit: Courtesy of BLM/flickr With the recent rains, KRCB’s checked in with local fisheries experts Eric Ettlinger and Josh Fuller. Here’s more from the conversation with Ettlinger, Marin Water’s Aquatic Ecologist.     Last winter residents around the North Bay were wowed by video of salmon swimming through neighborhood creeks and small tributaries in Marin County on their way to spawn. Eric Ettlinger, a fisheries expert with Marin Water, said the previous spawning season was hugely successful for Marin’s salmon.   "In this summer, we had a record breaking number of juvenile salmon," Ettlinger said. "In fact, it was along the lines of three times the...
MARIN COUNTY, CA

Newly unveiled mural transforms school walls and students in the process

photo credit: Courtesy of KRCB/Noah Abrams Art transforms the world around us - just as it does the artist in action. One mural has helped the transformation of people and place in Santa Rosa.   Amarosa Academy is hidden in plain sight among industrial spaces in Southwest Santa Rosa.   Georgia Ioakimedes is the school’s administrator.   "So our program exists primarily to serve students who have been expelled from their school districts," Ioakimedes said. "So we're talking typically about marginalized students, students who have not had a good experience with the school system. In addition to expelled students, we provide students to pregnant and parenting teens."   Ioakimedes said...
SANTA ROSA, CA

Afghan refugee recounts travails on long journey to Petaluma

photo credit: Courtesy of UN OCHA/wikimedia commons When the United States withdrew from Afghanistan last year, the world witnessed the plight of fleeing Afghans on their small screens. The cameras have gone and those who left their homes have begun to rebuild their lives, many in the US, some right here in Sonoma County. At recent meet and greet for the Afghan families who have settled in Sonoma County at Saint John's Episcopal Church in Petaluma one refugee spoke of their flight from Afghanistan.   "How to move from Afghanistan and how to adjust here is not easy to say in a few minutes," Mohammad...
PETALUMA, CA

Doors open on renovated Sonoma State lecture hall

photo credit: Courtesy of KRCB/Noah Abrams Recently Sonoma State University officials cut the ribbon on a remodel of one of the campus’ major lecture halls.   Gone are the multi-million dollar lawsuit alleging asbestos-lined walls and dingy corridors of Stevenson Hall.   Excitement for the renovated three story building is palpable; so said the dean of the School of Social Sciences, Troi Carleton.   "Obviously all of our hopes and dreams right now are that it has this kind of energy all the time," Carleton said at the vibrant opening ceremony. "And I was talking to somebody a couple of minutes ago that said we can totally...
ROHNERT PARK, CA