Little change in average gas price in LA County again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — The average price of a gallon of regular self-service gasoline in Los Angeles County rose by one-tenth of a cent to a record $6,098 on Sunday, after remaining unchanged for two days in a row.

The average price is 8.5 cents more than a week ago and 31.6 cents higher than a month ago, mainly due to a 22-day series of increases totaling 32.3 cents that ended Friday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is also $1,911 higher than a year ago.

Orange County’s average price rose four-tenths of a cent to a record $6,072, even after the price remained flat for the past two days. It’s 7.5 cents up from a week ago, 34.6 cents up from a month ago and $1,934 more than a year ago.

Orange County’s average price rose 32.3 cents in a run of 21 gains in 22 days that ended Friday.

The national average price was unchanged for the second consecutive day, remaining at $4,593 after rising to records for 11 consecutive days.

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