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Welcome back Pacific Standard time

Daylight-saving time 2011 ended at 2 a.m. this morning

Pacific Standard Time came back at 2 a.m. this morning, ending more than six months of daylight saving time that found most of us leaving for work and school in the dark in the last few weeks.

Tomorrow should find a bit of daylight at 6 a.m. when Monday truly gets under way.

Firefighters remind us that when we change our clocks in the spring and the fall, it's a good time to change the batteries in our smoke alarms as well.

--Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Comments

Posted by Keep daylight savings time, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 5, 2011 at 2:58 pm

Why don't we vote to always have DLS time ?


Posted by Why?, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:18 am

Why do we have to keep changing back the clocks? Didn't that start in the old days and shouldn't we do without now? This is kind of annoying, to be switching back and forth.


Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger, a resident of Vintage Hills Elementary School
on Nov 6, 2011 at 8:37 am

Here is a site that provides some history on this practice: Web Link


Posted by joy, a resident of Foothill Farms
on Nov 7, 2011 at 8:35 am

Its time to do away with changing the clocks, our politicans in Sacramento our only interested in spending money, they don't have. We our no longer a farm community


Posted by Farmer Now Slicker, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 7, 2011 at 8:40 am

Joy,

Generally, the farm community hates daylight savings time. I know, I was one for years.

However, now that I am a city slicker, I love daylight savings time. That extra hour of daylight in the evening is great for BBQing, working in the yard, doing home projects, playing golf, playing with the kids, sports, etc. I wish we had DST year round.


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