Los Angeles Business Journal

Gas Prices in L.A. Rising Fast

Monday, August 13, 2012

Gasoline prices in Southern California are now climbing fast in the wake of Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire a week ago. Southern California Public Radio reports that the average price of a gallon of regular gas has jumped more than 20 cents since last week – from about $3.88 to $4.09 – much higher than national average of $3.68 a gallon.