Photo credit: Alexander Nguyen
Photo credit: Alexander Nguyen

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped 1.7 cents Wednesday  to $4.245, the sixth consecutive decrease following a seven-day stretch of increases totaling 75.7 cents.

The average price has dropped 5.7 cents over the past six days, including four-tenths of a cent on Tuesday, after rising to its highest amount since May 4, 2014, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 3.5 cents less than one week ago but 63.8 cents more than one month ago and 19.2 cents higher than one year ago.

The Orange County average price dropped 1.4 cents to $4.22, the sixth consecutive decrease following a seven-day stretch of increases totaling 77.8 cents. It  has dropped 5.5 cents over the past six days, including 1 cent on Tuesday, after rising to its highest amount since May 6, 2014.

The Orange County average price is 2.8 cents less than one week ago but 68.4 cents more than one month ago and 19.2 cents higher than one year ago.

—City News Service

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