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 $3.161, the second slight increase after dropping six of the previous eight days to its lowest amount since July 23.
The average price is 1.4 cents less than one week ago, 3.8 cents lower than one month ago and 96.7 cents cheaper than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has decreased 45.4 cents since the start of the year.
A nine-day streak of decreases totaling 2.1 cents to that dropped the Orange County average price to its lowest amount since July 22 ended Wednesday when it was unchanged, remaining at $3.121.
The Orange County average price is 1.2 cents less than one week ago, 3.8 cents lower than one month ago and 96.7 cents cheaper than one year ago. It has decreased 42.4 cents since the start of the year.
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