Friday, March 16, 2012

Gas Prices Jump 50 Cents In Sacramento Area

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The average price of a gallon of gas in Sacramento is up 50 cents from last month to $4.28, according to the latest fuel survey from AAA.

The state-wide average for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline is $4.36, up 51 cents since last month’s AAA report on Feb. 14. For perspective, that’s 40 cents higher than California’s average price on this date last year. Among all 50 states, California has the second-highest state average price for gas behind only Hawaii.

Northern California gas prices are now averaging $4.33, up 50 cents from last month. In the Bay Area, motorists can expect to pay an average price of $4.41, a 51-cent increase. Read More