The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose one-tenth of a cent Sunday to a record $6.098 after remaining unchanged two days in a row.
The average price is 8.5 cents more than one week ago and 31.6 cents higher than one month ago, mainly as the result of a 22-day streak of increases totaling 32.3 cents that ended Friday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is also $1.911 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose four-tenths of a cent to a record $6.072, also after being unchanged each of the previous two days. It is 7.5 cents more than one week ago, 34.6 cents higher than one month ago and $1.934 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price increased 32.3 cents during a run of 21 increases in 22 days that ended Friday.
The national average price was unchanged for the second consecutive day, remaining at $4.593 after rising to records 11 consecutive days.