LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today for the third consecutive day following a 17-day streak of falling prices, increasing three-tenths of a cent to $3.99.
Despite the increases, the average price is 1.7 cents less than one week ago, 6.4 cents lower than a month ago and 12.8 cents beneath what it was one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price rose one-tenth of a cent on Sunday and three-tenths of a cent on Monday after decreasing 10.1 cents during the streak.
The Orange County average price rose for the fourth consecutive day today following a 22-day streak of decreases, rising six-tenths of a cent to $3.961. It is 1 cent less than one week ago, 7.3 cents lower than one month ago and 11 cents below what it was one year ago.