Orange County

Southland Gas Prices Drop Again

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Bob Hansen

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped two-tenths of a cent Saturday to $4.236, the fifth consecutive decrease following a 21-day streak of increases that pushed it to its highest amount since July 21, 2015.

The average price is 1.6 cents less than one week ago but 56.5 cents more than one month ago and 35.5 cents higher than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has risen 84.5 cents since the start of the year.

The Orange County average price dropped eight-tenths of a cent to $4.197, the sixth decrease in seven days following a 12-day streak of increases totaling 46.9 cents that pushed it to its highest amount since July 21, 2015. The Orange County average price is 2.6 cents less than one week ago but 56.2 cents more than one month ago and 36.5 cents higher than one year ago. It has risen 84.8 cents since the start of the year.

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