LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose two-tenths of a cent today to $3.57, the second increase in four days following a 24-day streak of dropping prices.
The streak ended Sunday with an increase of one-tenth of a cent. It dropped two-tenths of a cent and three-tenths of a cent Tuesday to its lowest amount since March 25, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 1.3 cents less than one week ago, 13.3 cents lower than one month ago and 6.1 cents below what it was one year ago. It has risen 17.9 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price was unchanged, remaining at $3.549, one day after rising four-tenths of a cent. It is eight-tenths of a cent less than one week ago, 12.5 cents lower than one month ago and 2.1 cents below what it was one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 20 cents since the start of the year.
Photo: Getty Images