Southland Gas Prices Drop For Fifth Consecutive Day

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped a half-cent today to $3.428, the fifth consecutive decrease after rising 3.6 cents over the previous three days.

The average price has dropped 2.9 cents over the past five days, including two-tenths of a cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is three-tenths of a cent more than one week ago and 30.8 cents higher than one year ago but 21.3 cents less than one month ago. It has risen 27.8 cents since the start of the year.

The Orange County average price dropped two-tenths of a cent to $3.383, the fifth consecutive increase after a run of five increases in six days totaling 4.7 cents.

The average price has dropped 3.3 cents over the past five days, including four-tenths of a cent on Monday. It is three-tenths of a cent more than one week ago and 30.7 cents higher than one year ago but 20.5 cents less than one month ago. It has risen 26.7 cents since the start of the year.

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