The average price of self-serve regular gasoline in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area is $3.095 per gallon, which is four-tenths of a cent less than last week, 2.4 cents more than last month, and 77 cents higher than last year. In San Diego, the price is $3.119, which is two-tenths of a cent more than last week’s price, 3.7 cents above last month, and 76 cents higher than last year. On the Central Coast, the average price is $3.175, three-tenths of a cent more than last week, five cents higher than a month ago, and 76 cents above last year. In the Inland Empire, the average per gallon price is $3.094, which is eight-tenths of a cent less than last week, two cents more than last month, and 77 cents more than last year.
“Prices in Washington, Utah and Idaho are now very similar to Southern California prices because local prices have remained stable while other states have experienced a more typical springtime spike,” said Auto Club spokesperson Jeffrey Spring.
The Weekend Gas Watch monitors the average price of gasoline. As of 12 p.m. on April 15, averages are:
Los Angeles – Long Beach
Santa Barbara – Santa Maria – Lompoc
Riverside – San Bernardino