LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped one-tenth of a cent today to $3.422 after rising one-tenth of a cent the past two days.
The average price is unchanged from one week ago, but 13.2 cents more than one month ago and 42.9 cents higher than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price has risen 27.2 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price was unchanged today, remaining at $3.387, one day after dropping one-tenth of a cent. It is two-tenths more than one week ago, but 13.1 cents higher than one month ago and 38.5 cents greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 27.1 cents since the start of the year.
``Los Angeles wholesale fuel prices moved back upward late last week, leaving little room for prices to drop at the pump,'' said Jeffrey Spring, the Automobile Club of Southern California's corporate communications manager.
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