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.
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.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Sunday for the sixth consecutive day, increasing four-tenths of a cent to $4.233.
The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has jumped nearly four cents over the past two weeks.
Gasoline in the Inland Empire has reached its highest price since July 2008, after rising for 19 consecutive days.
Officials say half of the 60 Freeway damaged in a tanker truck explosion is open again.
Californians are among the top fuel-wasting drivers in the nation, burning up more than 38 million gallons in the most congested roadways last year, according to a report released Tuesday.
A Santa Ana man who doused his 23-year-old girlfriend in gasoline and set her aflame was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years and four months behind bars.