[tz] California may vote on permanent daylight time

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sun Aug 5 14:37:19 UTC 2018

On 2018-08-05 00:09, Phake Nick wrote:
> http://capitolweekly.net/clock-ticking-daylight-savings/
> So it seems like the vote is going forward and will happen in November?
> And if it get permanent DST, then I would assume it mean the entire California
> will be in same timezone as most of Arizona? I think that might lead to
> surrounding states like Nevada to consider adopting sane tz rule which could
> result in a unification of mountain and pacific time that might help people
> there a lot.

Given that Nevada and California have almost the same longitudinal extents with
solar UT offsets about 8.00-7.35 and 8.15-7.35, zone UT-8 is a "natural" fit,
unless residents feel they need later evening light and prefer later morning light.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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