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Gas Prices on the Rise in San Diego County, Just in Time for Holiday Road Trips

Patch file photo.
Patch file photo.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose three-tenths of a cent today to $4.152, the ninth increase in 10 days.

The average price is 4 cents more than one week ago, 3.1 cents higher than one month ago and 11.3 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price rose seven consecutive days, dropped two-tenths of a cent on Monday and increased nine-tenths of a cent on Tuesday.

The rising pump prices stem from a sharp increase in wholesale prices caused by unplanned outages at two Los Angeles County refineries. The outages have disrupted Southern California gasoline production, reducing the supply, Marie Montgomery of the Automobile Club of Southern California told City News Service.

—City News Service

John Hutchinson July 03, 2014 at 09:55 PM
Four Buck/gal gas is now the norm? I used to fill up the '56 Vette with 100 Octane/high lead with pocket change & get a free set of glasses and a tiger tale.Eliminate the EPA's ethenol blend,Drill for the abundant oil available in the USA,Build more refineries,Become eneregy independent....& I could top off the ZR-1 Vette for my JACKSON & get change back from EXXON!! (don't need TWO tiger tails)
usmcboi July 04, 2014 at 02:49 PM
belch, if the people wernt such sheeps

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