Last week, the New York Times editorial board nailed the fundamental problem with the Trans Pacific Partnership on labor issues: Obama administration officials say the T.P.P. goes further on labor standards than those earlier pacts. For example, the T.P.P.’s labor chapter requires all 12 countries to adopt minimum wage, working hour and occupational safety regulations. […]
If you have ever wanted to serve FlyerTalk as a member of TalkBoard, now is your chance, as you can be one of five FlyerTalk members to be elected by a popular vote — but you must apply by 8:00 in the evening Pacific Standard Time on...Show More Summary
The J. Paul Getty Trust, whose grant-making wing has been the catalyst for the ongoing Pacific Standard Time series of region-wide, multi-exhibition looks at art in Southern California, dialed back the clock a bit and jumped a continent to play a part in a blockbuster art show of 2016: “Hieronymus...
Mark Lukach is a writer and teacher who lives in Martinez, CA with his wife, son, and bulldog. He has been published in The New York Times, Pacific Standard, and The Atlantic Monthly, among others, and is publishing a memoir with Harper Wave in spring of 2017. Show More Summary
Following a fitful night’s sleep, I woke up at 5 a.m. this morning. Well, I suppose it’s to be expected since I’m still on Vancouver time. That’s what I thought anyway – until I realized that Pacific Standard Time is actually three hours BEHIND Toronto time, not three hours AHEAD. So it was actually more […]
It looks like there's another good reason to be a Gundam fan this year, since the upcoming series, Mobile Suit Gundam Iron-Blooded Orphans, hits Daisuki.net and Hulu on Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Japan Standard Time/3:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time/6:30 a.m. Show More Summary
In a bid to take advantage of an improving housing market, public builders Standard Pacific Homes and Ryland Group have announced a merger, with the combined company owning or controlling 74,000 lots in 17 states.From an L.A. Times article:The...Show More Summary
More than once, the chief executives of Southern California home builders Standard Pacific Corp. and Ryland Group Inc. talked about whether they should combine their operations.
One thing was made clear today at the Produced by Conference held at the Paramount lot – don’t ask Pacific Standard founders Reese Witherspoon (Hot Pursuit, Wild) and Bruna Papandrea (Warm Bodies, All Good Things) to define what a film...Show More Summary
One year ago, the Getty Foundation announced the list of Southern California institutions that would receive grants for a new wave of exhibitions exploring Latin American and U.S. Latino art. The initiative, known as Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, dispensed research grants to nearly four dozen institutions...
At 5:57 Pacific Standard Time yesterday evening, the managers of Gigaom posted one last news story: it was shutting down. Gigaom, the business and technology news site that was widely regarded as one of the world’s most crucial sources...Show More Summary
Watch us live at 7Pm Pacific Standard Time to see who goes home with an Annie Award. Tonight marks the 42nd Annual Annie Awards™ recognizing the year’s best in animation. The black tie event will kick-off at 5 p.m. with Red Carpet arrivals and a VIP champagne reception, followed by the awards ceremony at 7 [...]
Portland and surrounding environs! The Primal Blueprint Transformation Seminar is almost at your doorstep. Come join us on Thursday, January 29. Due to popular demand, blog posts will now be going up at 5 AM Pacific Standard Time. If you’re at all interested in the way diet and lifestyle can impact your risk of Alzheimer’s (and […]
But What If I Can’t Go to the Annies? What? We won’t see you at the awards this year? We’ll, you can still see us! Watch the ceremony on our live stream. The broadcast begins at 7:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on Saturday, January 31st. Animation Scoop, Jerry Beck’s Indiewire blog will also link to [...]
Most of us have spent at least a little bit of time standing in front of a painting in a museum, nodding meaningfully despite having no idea what exactly we were looking at. (Why are the clocks melting?) Over at Pacific Standard, Tom Jacobs runs down some interesting new research... More »
“Giulia had a concrete life plan: to become a director of marketing at a fashion company and have three kids by the time she turned 35,” Mark Lukach writes, about his wife, in the latest issue of Pacific Standard. The couple was on that...Show More Summary
One of the best outcomes of Pacific Standard Time (PST), the series of Getty Foundation-funded exhibitions first staged in 2011, is that it got Southern California to study its own art history — bringing to light the work of artists who had been somewhat overlooked. Case in point:...
Alaska Airlines is having a “flash sale”: travel from Oakland to Maui one-way for only $100.00 — but you must purchase the tickets by 1:00 Pacific Standard Time... The post Oakland to Maui: $100 One-Way — But Act Quickly appeared first on The Gate.
I am writing this on November 4, 2014 at 9 PM Pacific Standard Time. The Republicans have taken back the Senate by at least a 52 vote majority. This result should surprise almost no one. It was a midterm year and the President’s Party usually does poorly during the 6-year itch. The Democratic Party was…
Sometime late in the day on Nov. 1 or upon waking on Nov. 2, you'll turn the clocks back an hour to resume your life in Pacific standard time. You may fantasize about that extra 60 minutes of downtime, but it's also an opportunity to conquer semiannual home chores and maintenance.