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 $2.848, ending a five-day streak of increases totaling 2.7 cents.
The increases came after the average price decreased 65 times and was unchanged four times in a 69-day span, dropping 74.5 cents to its lowest amount since Jan. 1, 2017, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 2 cents more than a week ago but 11.5 cents less than a month ago and $1.235 lower than one year ago. It has decreased 76.7 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price rose for the sixth consecutive day today, increasing two-tenths of a cent to $2.807. It has risen 3.7 cents over the past six days, including 1.2 cents Sunday, after dropping on 68 of the previous 70 days to its lowest amount since Dec. 28, 2016, decreasing 74.9 cents.
The Orange County average price is 3 cents more than one week ago but 12.5 cents less than one month ago and $1.246 lower than one year ago. It has dropped 73.8 cents since the start of the year.
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