Slight Increases Extend Streaks of Rising Gas Prices

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The streak of increases in the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was extended Tuesday to 19 days with an increase of one-tenth of a cent to $3.455, its highest amount since Sept. 9, 2015.

The average price has increased 20.8 cents during the streak, including a half-cent on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 3.6 cents more than one week ago, 23.9 cents higher than one month ago and 54.9 cents greater than one year ago.

The average price has risen 30.5 cents since the start of the year.

The Orange County average price rose two-tenths of a cent Tuesday, extending its streak of increases of 20 days. It has risen 22 cents during the streak, including two-tenths of a cent on Monday, and now stands at $3.428, its highest amount since Sept. 4, 2015.

The Orange County average price is 3.9 cents more than one week ago, 24.1 cents higher than one month ago and 51.6 cents greater than one year ago. It has risen 31.2 cents since the start of the year.

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Slight Increases Extend Streaks of Rising Gas Prices
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The streak of increases in the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was extended Tuesday to 19 days with an increase of one-tenth of a cent to $3.455, its highest amount since Sept. 9, 2015.
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