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 $3.204, one day after increasing one-tenth of a cent.
The average price has risen five consecutive days, increasing 1.7 cents to its highest amount since March 25, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The increases follow a five-day stretch when the average price was unchanged three times and dropped one-tenth of a cent on back-to-back days.
The average price is 1.6 cents more than a week ago and 7.3 cents higher than one month ago but 39.2 cents less than one year ago. It has decreased 41.1 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price rose three-tenths of a cent to $3.189, one day after remaining unchanged. It is 1.6 cents more than a week ago and 7.2 cents higher than one month ago but 38.4 cents less than one year ago. It has decreased 35.6 cents since the start of the year.
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