The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose one-tenth of a cent on Monday for the second consecutive day.
The average price of $3.691 is 2.8 cents more than one week ago and 3.7 cents higher than one month ago but 4.2 cents less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price has increased 17 times in the past 18 days, rising 10.6 cents during that span.
The Orange County average price dropped three-tenths of a cent to $3.669, the second decrease in the past 23 days. It is 2.5 cents more than one week ago and 4.6 cents higher than one month ago but 5.4 cents less than one year ago.
The Orange County average price has risen 19 times in the past 23 days. The only other interruptions to the rising prices besides today came on Dec. 24, when it decreased six-tenths of a cent, and Jan. 7 and Sunday when it was unchanged.
From City News Service