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Eclipse Brings Out Crowds On Central And South Coasts

Thousands of people on the Central and South Coasts joined millions around the country who viewed the first coast to coast eclipse in the United State since 1918. 

In Southern California, the eclipse had 63% coverage.  In Ventura County, where more than a thousand people turned out to watch the phenomenon at Rancho Sierra Vista, there were less sunlight as usual during the eclipse, as well as slightly cooler temperatures.

There was a party-like atmosphere at the ranch, with some people bringing lawn chair and snacks, and people sharing viewing glasses with others who didn't have them. 

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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