Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 10th Time in 11 Days - NBC Southern California

Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 10th Time in 11 Days

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    Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 10th Time in 11 Days
    Bob Hansen
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    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped Friday for the 10th time in 11 days, falling 1.2 cents to $4.204, one day after declining seven-tenths of a cent.

    The average price has decreased 5.4 cents over the past 11 days, following a 21-day streak of increases totaling 58.6 cents that pushed it to its highest amount since July 21, 2015, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

    The average price is 3.4 cents less than one week ago, but 44.6 cents more than one month ago and 33.4 cents higher than one year ago. It has risen 81.3 cents since the start of the year.

    The Orange County average price dropped for the 10th time in 13 days, decreasing 1.3 cents to $4.164. It has declined 5.9 cents over the past 13 days, after rising to its highest amount since July 22, 2015.

    The Orange County price is 4.1 cents less than a week ago, but 43.7 cents more than a month ago and 34.6 cents higher than this day one year ago. It has risen 81.5 cents since the start of the year.

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