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Old 08-03-2011, 04:40 PM
 
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Default Cheapest city in the US with award winning PST?

Yeah, nothing too complicated. Just looking for the cheapest city in the west with the award-winning Pacific Standard Time (PST). Does anyone know what this may be? Note that I would like a city, not a rural area.
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Old 08-03-2011, 06:55 PM
 
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Thanks everyone, but I decided to try San Francisco. No need for a car will save me big money!
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Old 08-03-2011, 07:20 PM
 
Location: 30-40N 90-100W
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Bummer, I didn't get a chance to answer. Oh well I will anyway.

Kiplinger apparently lists Kennewick, Spokane, and Yakima in Washington as the cheapest on the West Coast. Of California cities Bakersfield was the cheapest. Of California metros of over a million Sacramento wasn't listed as too much above US average and City-Data places it as average. Both sources agreed San Francisco is expensive, although possibly this post was just another promotional vehicle (pun not intended) for the car-less lifestyle.

Best Value Cities 2011: How Does Your City Stack Up? Sortable Data, U.S. Metropolitan Areas, Population, Cost of Living Index, Creative Class, Median Household Income, Income Growth
http://www.city-data.com/city/Kennewick-Washington.html
http://www.city-data.com/city/Spokane-Washington.html
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Old 08-04-2011, 03:51 AM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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I know I probably shouldn't but I will.
What the hell is "award-winning Pacific Standard Time"?
Are you trying to say one time zone is better than the rest?
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Old 08-04-2011, 05:25 AM
 
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I know I probably shouldn't but I will.
What the hell is "award-winning Pacific Standard Time"?
Are you trying to say one time zone is better than the rest?
Maybe he's under the impression bars stay open later...?
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Old 08-04-2011, 06:34 AM
 
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
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I know I probably shouldn't but I will.
What the hell is "award-winning Pacific Standard Time"?
Are you trying to say one time zone is better than the rest?
When I first read this thread yesterday I was going to ask what sorts of awards can a time zone win and then I thought perhaps it's some sort of obscure slang term and so I didn't.
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Old 08-04-2011, 09:39 AM
 
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Award Winning Pacific Standard Time?????
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