LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose for the ninth consecutive day and 13th of the past 14, increasing seven-tenths of a cent to $2.931 today.
The average price has risen 7.2 cents over the past 14 days, including one-tenth of a cent both Monday and Tuesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 4 cents more than a week ago and 8.7 cents higher than a month ago but $1.051 less than one year ago. It has decreased 68.4 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price rose a half-cent to $2.898, one day after a 20-day streak of increases totaling 12.3 cents ended when it was unchanged. It is 4.4 cents more than one week ago and 8.2 cents higher than one month ago but $1.054 less than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has dropped 64.7 cents since the start of the year.
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