The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose two-tenths of a cent Saturday to $3.974, its highest amount since Nov. 19, 2019, one day after remaining unchanged.

The average price is 1.6 cents more than one week ago, 13.7 cents higher than one month ago and $1 greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price has risen 74.2 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 dropped one-tenth of a cent for the second consecutive day to $3.95 after rising five times in six days to its highest amount since Nov. 16, 2019. It is 1.3 cents more than one week ago, 12.2 cents higher than one month ago and $1.001 greater than one year ago.

The Orange County average price has risen 74.2 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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