In the Los Angeles / Long Beach area, regular gasoline averages $ 3.96 per gallon, which is 2 cents more than last week, 17.3 cents more than a month ago, and 93.2 cents more than a year ago, according to AAA figures and Oil Price Information Service. It is up 73.1 cents since the start of the year, mainly due to a streak of 59 increases in 60 days totaling 57.9 cents that ended on March 21.
In Orange County, prices average $ 3.94 per gallon, which is at its highest since November 17, 2019, and 1.8 cents more than a week ago, 16.5 cents more than a month ago, and 93.2 cents more than a year ago.
The Orange County median price has risen 73.5 cents since the beginning of the year, primarily due to a streak of 72 increases in 73 days totaling 68.1 cents that ended on March 20.
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Prices in Riverside rose 2 cents to $ 3.90 a gallon.
And in Ventura, gasoline averages $ 3.96 per gallon, 3 cents more than last week.
City News Service contributed to this report.
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