LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 20-day streak of increases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County ended today with a decrease of one-tenth of a cent to $3.458.
The average price rose 21.2 cents during the streak, including four- tenths of a cent on Wednesday, to its highest amount since Sept. 8, 2015, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 2.5 cents more than one week ago, 22 cents higher than one month ago and 54.6 cents greater than one year ago. It has risen 30.8 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price was unchanged today, remaining at $3.428, one day after a 20-day streak of increases ended when it was unchanged.
The Orange County average price is 1.9 cents more than one week ago, 22.1 cents higher than one month ago and 51.3 cents greater than one year ago. It has risen 31.2 cents since the start of the year.
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