Gas Prices

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Gas Prices Down 8.5 Cents Over 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 8-and-a-half cents over the past two weeks.

10/21/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

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California Gas Prices Dip For First Time In A Week

California gas prices dipped a half-penny Wednesday, the first drop after a week that saw prices surge a record 50 cents.

10/10/2012

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Legislative Hearing Set On Record High Calif. Gas Prices

A state senator called for a legislative hearing regarding California’s oil refineries after Chevron announced that a unit at its Richmond refinery will remain closed until next year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2012

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Opinion: Gas Prices Are The Government and Obama’s Fault

Americans continually hear that the president of the United States can do nothing about gas prices. John Hofmeister says that isn’t true. The doubled gas prices could have been avoided but no one in a political position who can do anything about the prices wants to do anything.

10/10/2012

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Calif. Gas Prices Still High Despite Lower Wholesale Costs

Prices at the pump continued to hover around $5 per gallon in Southern California on Tuesday even though wholesale gas prices decreased.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/09/2012

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Calif. US Senators Call For Federal Probe Into High Gas Prices

Sens. Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling for a federal investigation into whether or not big oil companies are manipulating the high prices at the pump.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2012

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Feinstein Asks FTC To Investigate Gas Companies

Were those record California gas prices the result of collusion?

10/07/2012

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Brown Seeks Early Release Of Winter-Blend Gas To Lower Fuel Costs

As Southern California drivers faced another day of record-breaking fuel costs, Governor Jerry Brown ordered state smog regulators to allow refineries to roll out winter-blend gas, previously scheduled to be released after Oct. 31.

10/07/2012

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Soaring Gas Prices Hit Record High Across Southern California

Soaring gas prices across the Southland hit a record high on Saturday at $4.66 a gallon in Los Angeles County and just a penny less in Orange County for a gallon of regular unleaded.

10/06/2012

A man pumps gas into his vehicle at a gas station in Monterey Park, Los Angeles County, on October 5, 2012 in California. The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County recorded what is believed to be the largest single-day increase today, its highest amount since July 12, 2008, rising 19.2 cents to $4.539 a gallon, according to the California News Service, with the average price increasing by more than 1 cent on each of the past seven days, including 8.8 cents on October 4 and 5.8 cents on October 3. (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Tips, Smartphone Apps Can Help Drivers Save Their Gas Money

Southern Californians may not find relief at the gas pump any time soon, so here are a few tips to conserve fuel.

10/05/2012

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Gas Prices Down Just Slightly Over 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline dipped by less than one penny — about a third of a cent — over the past two weeks.

09/23/2012

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AAA: Gas Prices Higher Than Ever Before For Labor Day Weekend

The Auto Club of Southern California (AAA) says the price of fuel this holiday weekend is a record breaker.

09/02/2012

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