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All the ways daylight saving time screws with you

All the ways daylight saving time screws with you

When entire countries lose an hour of sleep simultaneously, bad things happen. Gimme back my hour. Pixabay Only a narrow band of people are really that affected by daylight saving. But gosh darn it, we will complain about it loudly every year.

Spring Forward — An Hour Ahead Sunday

Spring Forward — An Hour Ahead Sunday

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100 years later, the madness of daylight saving time endures

100 years later, the madness of daylight saving time endures

By Michael Downing, Lecturer in Creative Writing, Tufts University. Unfortunately, there’s not an unlimited amount of daylight that we can squeeze out of our clocks. igorstevanovic/Shutterstock.com One hundred years after Congress passed the first daylight saving legislation, lawmakers in Florida this week passed the “Sunshine Protection Act,” which will make daylight saving a year-round reality […]

California lawmakers take a (small) first step to doing away with daylight saving time

California lawmakers take a (small) first step to doing away with daylight saving time

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Lawmakers in the California Assembly approved an effort Thursday that could end with the state’s voters scrapping the biannual tradition of moving their clocks ahead or behind by an hour. Assembly Bill 807 is the second effort in as many years by the Legislature to revisit California’s use of daylight saving time. […]

California would scrap Daylight Saving Time under San Jose lawmaker Kansen Chu’s proposal

California would scrap Daylight Saving Time under San Jose lawmaker Kansen Chu’s proposal

By Eric Kurhi ekurhi@mercurynews.com There are those who enjoy falling back into an extra hour of sleep in November and those who will gleefully spring forward come March 13, but a local lawmaker isn’t one of those people and aims to end the twice-yearly time shifts in California. Assemblyman Kansen Chu, D-San Jose, has introduced […]

Don’t forget to FALL Back tonight–Standard Time Sunday November 1st!

Don’t forget to FALL Back tonight–Standard Time Sunday November 1st!

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POLITICALLY INCORRECT ZONE: Ban Daylight Savings Time

POLITICALLY INCORRECT ZONE: Ban Daylight Savings Time

By Kevin Harris In March of 1918, buy cialis Congress passed “An Act to save daylight and to provide standard time for the United States”… and so began Daylight Savings Time in the U.S. Originally passed to conserve fuel for World War 1, viagra 40mg DST eventually became favored by retailing and manufacturing interests, cheap […]

Daylight Savings Time–Spring Ahead Tonight!

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