A 22-day streak of increases that boosted the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County a record high ended Friday when it was unchanged, remaining at $6.097.
The average price rose 32.3 cents during the streak, including eight-tenths of a cent Thursday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It rose 2.3 cents Wednesday to $6.089, breaking the previous record of $6.07 set March 28.
The average price is 17.8 cents more than one week ago, 30.3 cents higher than one month ago and $1.914 greater than one year ago.
A run of 21 increases in 22 days that boosted the Orange County average price to a record also ended when it was unchanged, remaining at $6.076. It rose 36.5 cents over the previous 22 days, including three-tenths of a cent Thursday.
The Orange County average price is 20.2 cents more than one week ago, 33.7 cents higher than one month ago and $1.938 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose 3.6 cents Tuesday to l$6.049, erasing the previous record of $6.029 set March 29. It also set records Wednesday and Thursday.
The national average price rose to a record for the 11th consecutive day, increasing four-tenths of a cent to $4.593, one day after rising 2.2 cents.