The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County jumped 5.9 cents Friday to $3.321, and a gasoline expert blamed the hike on reduced production at a Northern California refinery.
Representatives with Consumer Watchdog say California drivers spent $1 billion more on gasoline in March than the rest of the nation.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday for the 35th consecutive day.
State lawmakers on Tuesday questioned the recent wild swings in California’s gas prices and asked whether state regulators can do more to reduce market volatility.
Gas prices in the Southland are among the highest in the nation and, according to one expert, are predicted to climb as the economy continues to grow.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County jumped 12.1 cents to $3.396, the largest daily increase since Oct. 6, 2012 and the highest amount since Oct. 28 of last year.
State lawmakers have scheduled two hearings for March to discuss the recent spike in gas prices in California.
The average prices of a gallon of self-serve regular gas in Los Angeles County has topped $3 for the first time since December.
An explosion at a large refinery in the South Bay will likely cause a ripple effect at the gas pump with prices predicted to increase.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Sunday to its lowest amount since May 18, 2009.
Experts say Southern California’s freeways have become more congested as the price of gas has plunged to its lowest point in more than five years.
Motorists better take advantage of the historically low gas prices they have been enjoying recently, because that trend will end come New Year’s Day.
A national survey reveals the average price of regular gasoline has plunged another 12 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.72.
Southern California gas prices sunk below $3 a gallon Thursday.
With 41 million Americans expected to travel this year, highways and airports will be packed with travelers looking to take advantage of the 3-day weekend.