The run of increases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was extended Thursday, but barely, rising one-tenth of a cent to $4.686.
The average price has risen 11 of the past 12 days, increasing 9.7 cents, including eight-tenths of a cent Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is within 1.9 cents of its record high, $4.705, set Oct. 9, 2012.
The average price is 6.2 cents more than one week ago, 18.7 cents higher than one month ago and $1.539 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price moved within 3 cents of its all-time high, increasing six-tenths of a cent to $4.66. It has risen 10 consecutive days, increasing 11.8 cents, including four-tenths of a cent Wednesday.
The Orange County average price is 6.9 cents more than one week ago, 19.1 cents higher than one month ago and $1.546 greater than one year ago.
The record high in Orange County is $4.69, set Oct. 8, 2012.
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