Thousands March In Downtown Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Thousands marched today from Southside Park to the California Capitol, as part of the Sacramento Women’s March.

Most marchers said they were supporting women’s rights and gender equality. But many also said they were showing their support for city workers and LGBTQ rights.

After an emotional march through downtown Sacramento, marchers gathered for a rally in front of the Capitol.

King Tides May Flood SF Embarcadero, Low Coastal Areas Around Bay

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — King tides over the next two days have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a flood advisory for along Bay Area coastal areas. Around the bay, forecasters say extreme high tides of 7-feet will occur at 10:03 a.m. Sunday followed by extreme low tides late Sunday afternoon at 4:55 p.m. Similar tidal cycles are expected on Monday, according to the weather service. The height and timing of the tides will vary by location. Low-lying areas, including the Embarcadero in San Francisco and bayside parking areas, may see minor flooding. Motorists and pedestrians should expect seawater on roadways, parking lots, trails and sidewalks, forecasters said. Beachgoers may not be able to access paths to coves and narrow beaches during high tides and low tides may cause issues for mariners, according to the weather service. King tides occur when there is alignment of the gravitational pull between sun and moon. More information on specific tide predictions by location can be found at tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/ports. © Copyright 2019 CBS Broadcasting Inc. and Bay City News Service. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Cubs 3B Bryant Healthy Again After Last Year’s Shoulder Woes

CHICAGO (AP) — If Kris Bryant knows anything about where Bryce Harper is going in free agency, he is staying quiet for the moment.

Bryant does know at least one thing that should delight fans of the Chicago Cubs.

“The shoulder is perfectly healed. Feels great,” Bryant said. “Everything about it feels right back to where I was before.”

A healthy Bryant could go a long way to helping erase the sting of a disappointing finish to last season. Chicago blew a five-game lead in the NL Central in September, lost to Milwaukee in a tiebreaker for the division title and then was eliminated by Colorado in the NL wild-card game.

Bryant and company had to watch as the Brewers and Rockies celebrated on consecutive October days at Wrigley Field.

“It’s kind of good for us to go through that, get our teeth kicked in a little bit on our field, game 163 and then the wild-card game,” Bryant said Friday on the first day of the Cubs’ annual fan convention.

“I think ultimately we’ll all learn from it, and yeah, come out with a chip on our shoulder definitely.”

Bryant was working on another good season last year before he made two trips to the disabled list because of inflammation in his left shoulder. The 2016 NL MVP finished with career lows in games played (102), batting average (.272), home runs (13) and RBIs (52).

“There was a lot going on,” Bryant said. “It was just kind of hard to get it to heal when you take a week off and it’s like ‘OK you’re feeling better let’s see what you do with some swings,’ rather than the offseason, you kind of dedicate a whole two months to just working out and getting it stronger and kind of letting everything settle down.

“I think that’s what I really needed.”

When Bryant is on top of his game, he remains one of the majors’ most dangerous hitters. He hit .292 with 39 homers and 102 RBIs three years ago, helping the Cubs win the World Series for the first time since 1908.

Center fielder Albert Almora Jr. said Bryant “grew a lot as a person and as a teammate” last year.

“Being hurt, having to be there for the boys when he’s limited on the field, was tough for him, but I think he handled it very well,” Almora said.

While Bryant was in and out of the lineup, Chicago still finished fourth in the NL with 761 runs. But it had one or zero runs in 39 regular-season games. It managed just two runs over 22 innings in its final two games of the year.

Cubs fans had hoped the team might address its inconsistent offense with a blockbuster contract for Harper, but it doesn’t sound as if the team has room for such a deal in its budget.

Bryant hangs out with Harper in the offseason sometimes, but he said the Las Vegas natives don’t talk about baseball very much. The quiet winter for the Cubs is just fine with him, too.

“Honestly, I understand some of the fan frustration, but as a player that feels pretty good knowing that your owner and your president and GM all trust the team that we have,” Bryant said. “That means something to us.”

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Snow Leaves 7+ Inches In Lake County; More Expected Overnight

Chicago (CBS) — Some areas of Chicagoland got off easy from the winter weather, but Tim Oleson’s neighborhood near Grayslake did not. Snow particularly pounded Lake County, leaving more than seven inches on the pavement in Wildwood. “It’s really fluffy,” Oleson said. “It’s just there’s a lot of it, so once you push enough of it, you can’t keep pushing because it just gets too heavy.” Most roads in Libertyville were passable at midday but not without issues. There were dozens of accidents Saturday morning, according to the Lake County Sheriff. Taking it slow wasn’t the easiest task at the popular Adler Park sledding hill. “My mom told me we would get a bunch of snow, and I was happy because I thought we could go sledding,” Olivia Vanheirseele said. With winds starting to whip and temperatures dropping, the eight and a half inches of fresh powder could be ice by Sunday. Parts of Lake County could see more accumulation from lake-effect snow beginning Saturday night into Sunday morning.

VIRAL VIDEO: Teenagers Wearing MAGA Hats Mock Native American Vietnam Veteran

(CBS NEWS) – A group of white teenagers, many wearing “Make America Great Again” hats, were captured on video taunting a Native American Vietnam veteran singing during the first Indigenous People’s March on Friday. The video, posted to YouTube by user KC Noland, went viral on Twitter.

Nathan Phillips, the man mocked by the teenagers outside of the Lincoln Memorial, said in a video posted to Instagram by user ka_ya11 that he heard them chanting “build that wall.”

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“This is indigenous land, you’re not supposed to have walls here. We never did for a millennia. We never had a prison; we always took care of our elders, took care of our children, always provided for them, taught them right from wrong. I wish I could see that energy … put that energy to making this country really, really great,” Phillips said, wiping away tears.

The teenagers were identified on social media as attending Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Kentucky. They were in Washington, D.C., to attend the March for Life rally, an annual gathering of anti-abortion activists, which included an appearance from Vice President Mike Pence on Friday.

The Diocese of Covington and Covington Catholic High School said that “the matter is being investigated and we will take appropriate action, up to and including expulsion.”

“We condemn the actions of the Covington Catholic High School students towards Nathan Phillips specifically, and Native Americans in general, Jan. 18, after the March for Life, in Washington, D.C. We extend our deepest apologies to Mr. Phillips. This behavior is opposed to the Church’s teachings on the dignity and respect of the human person,” the statement said.

They also apologized to March for Life attendees, saying that the teenagers’ actions had “tainted” the event, and that they expressed “our most sincere apologies to all those who attended the March and all those who support the pro-life movement.”

Democratic Rep. Deb Haaland, one of the first Native American women to serve in Congress, tweeted a statement condemning the actions of the students.

“This Veteran put his life on the line for our country. The students’ display of blatant hate, disrespect, and intolerance is a signal of how common decency has decayed under this administration. Heartbreaking,” she wrote.

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