The debate over the transport of crude oil by rail has returned to the forefront as some California refineries have obtained permission to build terminals to accommodate oil trains.
AAA says the average price of a gallon of gas now tops $3.93 in L.A. County.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday said an effort to drive down the cost of gasoline could take some time before drivers feel any relief.