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Aristeo De La Cruz is accused of stealing gas for months in Simi Valley. (credit: CBS)

Accused Gas Thief, 28, Behind Bars In Simi Valley

Authorities first began investigating stolen gas calls dating back to October 2013.

07/12/2014

Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Top Democratic Lawmaker Proposes Fuel Tax

The state Senate leader on Thursday proposed a tax on consumer fuel purchases of gasoline, oil, diesel, ethanol and natural gas, with the money raised diverted to mass transit projects and households making less than $75,000 annually.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

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AAA: Nationwide Gas Prices Exceeded $3 Per Gallon For 1000th Consecutive Day

The price of gasoline nationwide exceeded $3 per gallon for the 1000th consecutive day Tuesday, according to a report released by AAA.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2013

Amador Bates, 37, has been charged with attempted arson and use of a flammable liquid. (courtesy Banning PD)

Banning Man Who Allegedly Locked In Girlfriend Charged For Attempted Arson

A Riverside County man accused of pouring gasoline in his house and threatening to set it on fire with his girlfriend locked inside faced attempted arson charges Wednesday.

07/03/2013

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Man Allegedly Pours Gasoline In House, Threatens To Set It On Fire With Girlfriend Inside

A Banning man was arrested Sunday for allegedly pouring gasoline in his house and threatening to set it ablaze while his girlfriend was locked inside.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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Gas Prices Surge 7 Cents After Months Of Decline

After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing.

01/13/2013

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Senators: ‘Highly Unusual Set Of Events’ Behind Gas Price Spike

Sen. Barbara Boxer and Sen. Dianne Feinstein are among six Senate Democrats calling for an investigation after last month’s record jump in gasoline prices.

11/27/2012

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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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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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SoCal Gas Prices Reach Record High In October

The Automobile Club of Southern California reports gas prices in California have reached a record high in October.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2012

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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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Gas Prices Up 8 Cents Over 2 Weeks

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 8 cents over the past two weeks.

09/09/2012

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Increasing Gas Prices Partially Due To Loss Of NorCal Refinery

The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has increased 18 cents over the past two weeks.

08/12/2012

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Southland Gas Prices Hit Record High For Memorial Day

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside counties set a record Monday for Memorial Day.

05/28/2012

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