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Spring Forward Daylight Saving Time starts today

Check your clocks. Last night, most of us lost an hour of sleep in the U.S. because we switched to Daylight Saving Time. There are only a few exceptions like Hawaii and parts of Arizona. Like most change, there are complaints and haters. There’s even a bill in the California legislature to drop Daylight Saving Time in the Golden State. However when the days warm up, you’ll fine very few grumbling about the extra hour of daylight.

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Time to fall back and change those clocks

If you remembered to set your analog clocks back before going to bed, you probably got an extra hour of sleep last night. If not, you should make the change now — or be an hour ahead of everyone else. Those smart phones and watches automatically update.  Daylight saving time has officially ended for most of us in the U.S., except Hawaii and Arizona.who never made the switch. They stayed on standard time. By the way, Sunrise and sunset are going to come earlier — giving... Read More →

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Daylight Saving Time and spring-like weather in Burbank

Spring-like weather arrived in Burbank this weekend just in time for Daylight Saving Time. You should spring forward Sunday, March 9 at 2 a.m. or just turn your clocks an hour ahead before going to bed tonight. You lose an hour sleep, but gain an extra hour of daylight in the evening — more time for outdoor activities during the spring and summer months. Federal law does not required all states and territories to adhere to DST, but only a few pass up the opportunity. The... Read More →

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We are on Daylight Saving Time!

We lost an hour of sleep last night. America’s founding father, Ben Franklin, can be blamed for that. Franklin was apparently the first to advocate the switch believing it encourages us to rise earlier and get more done during the day. It wasn’t until 1918 that a federal law setting Daylight Saving Time was enacted — for states wanting to make the switch. This year, the change officially occurred at 2 a.m. this morning. So you should have moved your clocks ahead by one hour last... Read More →

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