The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped a half-cent Thursday to $3.653, the seventh consecutive decrease after rising eight-tenths of a cent the previous two days.
The average price has dropped 2.3 cents over the past seven days, including a half-cent on Wednesday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 5.8 cents less than one month ago but 75.1 cents higher than one year ago. It has risen 50.3 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price dropped six-tenths of a cent to $3.594, the sixth decrease in seven days. It is 2.2 cents less than one week ago and 8.1 cents lower than one month ago but 73 cents higher than one year ago. It has risen 47.8 cents since the start of the year.