Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, giving most Americans an extra hour of sleep.
California and most other states will “fall back” to Standard Time. Only Hawaii, most of Arizona, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands do not change with the rest of the country.
As usual, firefighters urge people to use the time change as a reminder to check smoke alarms and replace the batteries if necessary. It is also a good time to reset timers on outdoor lights and lawn sprinkler systems.
The Automobile Club of Southern California warns drivers to be on the lookout for school children and other pedestrians, since it will be dark for an hour longer in the mornings.
If you’re confused about the correct time, check out the website of the U.S. Naval Observatory, which operates the nation’s “master clock.” Here’s the official time from the observatory:
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