Average LA County Gas Price Rises For 13th Consecutive Day
INGLEWOOD – An Arco gas station in Inglewood has raised its prices as the average price of a gallon of gas rose for the 13th consecutive day in LA County. Prices increased a half-cent to $5.89, one day after rising 1 cent.
The average price has risen 11.6 cents over the past 13 days following a run of 28 decreases in 30 days totaling 29.6 cents, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 6.3 cents more than one week ago, 2.3 cents higher than one month ago and $1.741 greater than one year ago. It is 18 cents lower than the record high of $6.07 set March 28.
The Orange County average price rose for the 12th time in 13 days, increasing seven-tenths of a cent to $5.834. It rose four consecutive days, decreased seven-tenths of a cent May 2 and resumed increasing last Tuesday.