Daylight saving time explained

Published On: Nov 04 2011 09:22:25 AM PDT   Updated On: Mar 05 2015 10:06:33 AM PST

Daylight saving time begins this weekend. What's behind the tradition of pushing our clocks ahead each spring?

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Part of the 1918 law also legislated for the observance of daylight saving time nationwide, but that section was repealed and the matter left to local jurisdictions a year later in 1919.

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