Where to view the solar eclipse in Los Angeles County

If you are planning to watch the solar eclipse, scheduled to happen on Monday, April 8, Los Angeles County has multiple locations ideal for viewing the phenomenon.

The eclipse will first be visible over the South Pacific Ocean, reaching the Pacific coast in Mexico at roughly 11:07 PDT before continuing northeast.

The path of totality, or the thin track across the U.S. from which the sun will appear obscured, starts in Texas and continues northeast through Oklahoma, Arkansas, Tennessee, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine.

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While Southern California isn’t in the path of totality, residents can still enjoy the rare event at these locations.

It’s important to note that those wanting to view the solar eclipse should have eye protection. Many businesses sell the glasses, but other organizations give them away for free.

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