Riverside police are looking for a couple who allegedly stole 500 gallons of gasoline by sucking it from an underground tank through a pump concealed in a horse trailer.
Authorities first began investigating stolen gas calls dating back to October 2013.
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.
The price of gasoline nationwide exceeded $3 per gallon for the 1000th consecutive day Tuesday, according to a report released by AAA.
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.
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.
After months of dropping, gas prices are back on the upswing.
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.
California gas prices dipped a half-penny Wednesday, the first drop after a week that saw prices surge a record 50 cents.
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.
Prices at the pump continued to hover around $5 per gallon in Southern California on Tuesday even though wholesale gas prices decreased.
The Automobile Club of Southern California reports gas prices in California have reached a record high in October.
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.
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped 8 cents over the past two weeks.
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has increased 18 cents over the past two weeks.