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Botanical Gardens On South Coast Set To Open For First Time Since Coronavirus Crisis Shutdown

A botanical gardens on the South Coast closed by the coronavirus crisis is set to reopen this weekend.

The Ventura Botanical Gardens will welcome visitors again starting on Saturday. 

Because of coronavirus concerns, the 100-plus-acre park is now set up for social distancing, and the number of visitors at any one time will be limited.

The community will also get its first look at improvements made to the gardens, including a new entrance with a new walkway.

The Botanical Gardens is open Wednesday through Sunday, with free admission on Friday.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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