A local gas station owner is hoping to curb absent-minded motorists who sometimes drive away with the nozzle still in their vehicle.
The owner of a pair of Fernando Valley gas stations has grown increasingly frustrated by a sharp rise in fuel thefts – as well as customers who are taking advantage of broken gas pumps.
Gas prices rose another 19.2 cents overnight in what’s believed to be the largest price increase within a 24-hour period.
After 20 days of consecutive increase in average gas prices, Friday morning the streak ended in Los Angeles County when the average remained unchanged.
A new report appears to show at least some employees disabled a $12 million fuel tracking system that was put in place over a decade ago.
A major change is coming to gas stations as BP moves forward with plans to move out of Southern California.
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 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.