LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today to its highest amount since Sept. 21, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $3.218, one day after an 11-day streak of increases ended with a decrease of one-tenth of a cent.
The average price is 3.6 cents more than one week ago and 6.6 cents higher than a month ago but 40.4 cents less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The Orange County average price rose for the seventh consecutive day and 11th time in 12 days, increasing three-tenths of a cent to $3.198, its highest amount since Sept. 14. It has risen 6.6 cents over the past 12 days, including three-tenths of a cent on Sunday.
The Orange County average price is 3.6 cents more than one week ago and 6.7 cents higher than a month ago but 34.7 cents less than one year ago.
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