Consumers Feeling the Pinch Try to Save Pennies at the Pump
After the biggest one-week rise in oil prices in two years, weekly gas prices increased 6 percent according to the Department of Energy today. The national average is $3.38 per gallon, an increase of 19 cents over the previous week and 68 cents from the previous year. The average price in California is $3.72 per gallon, one of the most expensive gas states. With the least expensive gais is the Rocky Mountain region at $3.18 a gallon... [Full Article]
February ending with record gas prices
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We're paying $3.77 a gallon for regular in San Diego, the most we've ever paid in February and 30 cents more than we did three years ago, when regular topped out in June at $4.63.
"It’s irritating because you just don’t know how to budget," said Marie Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the Auto Club of Southern California. "It’s financially devastating to a lot of people."... [Full Article]