The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose four-tenths of a cent Thursday to $5.778, one day after dropping to its lowest amount since March 9.
The average price had dropped 28 of the previous 30 days, decreasing 29.6 cents, including seven-tenths of a cent Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The average price rose $1.283 to a record $6.07 during a 32-day streak of increases that ended March 27.
The average price is eight-tenths of a cent less than one week ago and 29.2 cents lower than one month ago but $1.731 higher than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose nine-tenths of a cent to $5.72, one day after also dropping to its lowest amount since March 9. It had dropped 24 of the previous 29 days, decreasing 31.8 cents, including three-tenths of a cent Wednesday.
The run of decreases followed a run of 37 increases in 38 days totaling $1.279 to a record $6.029 March 29.
The Orange County average price is six-tenths of a cents less than one week ago and 30.7 cents lower than one month ago but $1.699 more than one year ago.