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Natural Gas Line Damaged During Demolition In Boyle Heights; Evacuations Ordered

Natural Gas Line Damaged During Demolition In Boyle Heights; Evacuations Ordered

Crews were working Wednesday to repair a leaking natural gas line at a structure in Boyle Heights, authorities said.

08/19/2015

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Proposed Gas Tax Hike Takes Aim At Hybrid Vehicles

State lawmakers in Sacramento are set to consider a tax increase on gas and hybrid vehicles.

08/17/2015

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Drastic Fuel Price Comparisons Suggest Angelenos May Overpay For Gas

While gas prices have fallen in the last month, drivers have notice an enormous spread in prices from one station to the next, with some differences of over a dollar per gallon between stations.

08/10/2015

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Initiative To Allow Lotto Ticket Purchases At Gas Pumps Raises Gambling Concerns

While it soon may be possible to purchase lottery tickets directly from gas pumps at participating stations, not everyone is excited about the possibility of this “pay-and-play” prospect while filling up.

08/03/2015

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Survey: US Gas Prices Down A Penny In The Past 2 Weeks; But LA Still Highest

The highest was $4.13 a gallon in Los Angeles. Lundberg says California saw huge wholesale price hikes during a brief supply shortage. She says supplies are flowing again and pump prices are poised to drop in the Golden State.

07/26/2015

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Survey: LA Gas Prices Expected To Spike This Week As National Average Drops

The highest price was $3.66 a gallon in Los Angeles. Prices in California rose about 9 cents in the past 2 weeks and a continuing spike is expected this week.

07/12/2015

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Why Experts Say California Drivers Now Paying More For Gas Than Most States

GasBuddy.com analysts say Northern California drivers will also have a jump in prices but it will likely be half the increase seen in Southern California.

07/08/2015

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Gas Pump At Shell Station In Malibu Explodes After Car Careens Into It

A car crashing into a gas pump at a Shell service station in Malibu touched off a huge fire and explosion Saturday evening.

06/27/2015

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Consumer Group Alleges Oil Exports Fueled Jump In Calif. Gas Prices

A consumer advocacy group says oil companies exported “unprecedented” amounts of gasoline from the West Coast to foreign nations just prior to a huge spike in the price of gasoline in California,

06/11/2015

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Crews Repair Damaged Gas Line In Mid-Wilshire District

Crews were working Wednesday to repair a leaking natural gas line along the Miracle Mile area, prompting some traffic closures.

05/27/2015

A natural gas leak forced evacuations in Hollywood Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Fire Crews Evacuate Buildings In Hollywood Due To Natural Gas Leak

Officials say a ruptured gas line was reported in the 1700 block of North Cahuenga Boulevard around 11:30 a.m. Saturday.

05/16/2015

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Southland Motorists To Experience Temporary Hike In Gas Prices

Southland motorists should expect an increase in gas prices after refinery issues in Northern California.

04/27/2015

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Report: Californians Spent $1 Billion More On Gas In March Than Rest Of The Nation

Representatives with Consumer Watchdog say California drivers spent $1 billion more on gasoline in March than the rest of the nation.

04/09/2015

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Gas Prices Drop For 35th Consecutive Day In LA, Orange Counties

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Thursday for the 35th consecutive day.

04/09/2015

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Report: Calif. Drivers Paid $550M More For Gas Than Rest Of US

Remember last month when gas prices were soaring? A new reports says here’s how bad it really got.

03/24/2015

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