The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose by four-tenths of a cent Wednesday to $3.967, a day after remaining unchanged.
The average price has now risen in 12 of the past 14 days, increasing 4.3 cents. It is at its highest level since Nov. 20, 2019.
The average price is 1.8 cents more than one week ago, 15.9 cents higher than one month ago and 94.8 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. The price has risen 73.5 cents since the start of the year, mainly because of a run of 59 increases in 60 days totaling 57.9 cents that ended March 21.
The Orange County average price rose by four-tenths of cent to $3.947, one day after increasing by a half-cent. It is at its highest amount since Nov. 16, 2019, and 1.3 cents more than one week ago, 15.1 cents higher than one month ago and 95.4 cents greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 73.9 cents since the start of the year, mainly because of a run of 72 increases in 73 days totaling 68.1 cents that ended March 20.
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