Gas Prices Finally Drop Following 34 Days Of Increases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped today for the second consecutive day following a 34-day streak of increases, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.524.

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Despite the slight decreases, the average price is 5.1 cents more than one week ago and 88.8 cents higher than one month ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

However, it is 44.5 cents less than one year ago thanks to 24 days of decreases in the 25 days immediately before the increases began. The average price increased $1.078 during the streak to its highest amount since Oct. 18.

The Orange County average price dropped 1 cent today to $3.508, 4.7 cents higher than one week ago and 87.9 cents more than one month ago, but 45.7 cents less than one year ago.

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