Spring into Daylight Saving Time Sunday, March 12

Daylight Saving Time in California will begin at 2 a.m. Pacific Standard Time Sunday, March 12. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
Satirized by Benjamin Franklin, cursed by sleepy students and anticipated by those who look forward to later evenings, love it or hate it, Daylight Saving Time will spring into our lives this month.Daylight Saving Time in California will begin at 2 a.m. Pacific Standard Time Sunday, March 12 and will end at 2 a.m. Pacific Standard Time Sunday, Nov. 5.Daylight Saving Time, or DST, is the practice of setting clocks forward one hour from standard time during the summer months, and back again in autumn, in order to make better use of natural daylight. Of course now, with smartphones, smart houses and computers, clocks are programmed to do this chore themselves without being prompted.“Spring forward, fall back,” is the phrase that urges us to remember which way to set our watche
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