Good news? Gas prices aren’t getting worse
August 15, 2006
The American Automobile Association of Northern California reported Tuesday that while gas prices in California are nothing to celebrate, they don’t appear to be getting any worse.
Gas prices have been relatively stable during the last month, at a statewide average of $3.22 per gallon, down 4 cents since AAA’s July 11 report.
The current average price in California is 46 cents per gallon higher than it was a year ago. The most expensive area is in South Lake Tahoe, where regular unleaded sells for $3.40 per gallon.
The lowest price among California cities is Marysville, where gas costs an average of $3.03 per gallon, while the nationwide average price in $3 per gallon, setting the California statewide average price 22 cents above the national average.