The Painful Reality for California Drivers as Gas Prices Rise Again

Gas prices continue to rise in California, with LA County seeing a 2.1 cent increase, bringing the average price to $4.89 per gallon.

California drivers are feeling the squeeze as gas prices continue to rise, with the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County increasing by 2.1 cents, the largest increase since March 3. The rise marks the seventh increase in the past nine days, with prices rising by 3.9 cents overall. Despite the recent increase, gas prices are still 5.2 cents lower than one month ago and $1.07 lower than one year ago. However, the pain at the pump is still being felt, with the Orange County average price also rising by 2.3 cents to $4.854, and the national average price rising for the eighth consecutive day, increasing by 2.1 cents to $3.528.

With gas prices continuing to rise, California drivers are bracing themselves for more pain at the pump in the weeks to come.