Drivers in Wilmington waited in long lines at the Valero gas station in Wilmington for premium unleaded at $1.10-a-gallon, but it turns out it was all a computer glitch.
The main reason: shoppers fear the high price tag for most hybrid and electric vehicles may be too high to offset the savings they can expect at the pump.
The White House says dependence on fossil fuels and billions in private subsidies are the real problem behind rising gas prices.
With the price of gas above $3.50 a gallon in all but one state, there are signs that Americans are cutting back on driving, reversing a steady increase in demand for fuel as the economy improves.
The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in both Los Angeles and Orange counties rose again Monday for the 13th straight day.
Consumer spending rose in February at the fastest pace in four months, but a big part of the increase went to cover higher gas prices.
The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular unleaded gasoline in Los Angeles County has passed the $4 mark for the first time since Aug. 19, 2008.
The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline is at $3.97, but it could soon top $4.
Gas prices are still hovering near $4 a gallon in Southern California, but oil prices slumped below $98 a barrel Tuesday as traders braced for the worst in Japan, where a third explosion in as many days at an earthquake-damaged nuclear plant triggered a radiation leak.
Wanna get away? You’d be wise to book your flight before the summer, as fares are set to skyrocket to keep pace with the price of crude.
The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County has risen to the highest amount since August 24, 2008, increasing 1.1 cent Wednesday to $3.929.
A ruptured oil pipeline has sent crude onto a Ventura County beach Tuesday.
An online video that has gone viral claims to show a local Mobil station selling super unleaded gas for $4.99 a gallon.
A local college professor is leading the charge to tax every drop of crude oil pumped in California.
The crisis in Libya is reaching Southern California as oil prices continue to push higher.