LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was unchanged Tuesday, remaining at $3.167 following a six-day streak of increases totaling 3.8 cents that boosted it to its highest amount since March 27.
The average price is 3.8 cents more than a week ago and 9.5 cents higher than one month ago but 53.6 cents less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It has decreased 44.8 cents since the start of the year.
The Orange County average price rose for the seventh consecutive day, increasing four-tenths of a cent to $3.16, its highest amount since March 26. It has risen 4.6 cents over the past seven days, including one-tenth of a cent on Monday.
The Orange County average price is 10.2 cents more than one month ago but 51.4 cents less than one year ago. It has decreased 38.5 cents since the start of the year.