LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today for the 19th consecutive day and 35th time in 36 days, increasing a half-cent to $3.516, its highest amount since March 8.
The average price has risen 28.5 cents over the past 36 days, including a half-cent on Saturday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 4.8 cents more than one week ago and 25.9 cents higher than one month ago, but 6.3 cents less than one year ago.
The Orange County average price increased for the 33rd consecutive day, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $3.50, its highest amount since March 3.
It has increased 28.2 cents over the past 33 days, including three- tenths of a cent on Saturday. The Orange County average price is 4.7 cents more than one week ago and 25.9 cents higher than a month ago, but 2.1 cents less than one year ago.
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