| May 29, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Gasoline prices are only slightly below levels set in 2011 and 2012, according to Energy Department statistics. But even a relatively small decline is enough to dent the used car auction prices of hybrid vehicles and the retained value of electric...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Summer is coming. The long Memorial Day weekend is just two weeks away and, of course, average gasoline prices in California are back up above $4 a gallon.
On Friday, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California was $4.062, up 7.6...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
California gasoline prices have fallen by 77.4 cents a gallon from the record of $4.671 set in October.
But the state's prices remain among the highest in the nation, and today is no exception. California is running fourth behind Hawaii, Alaska and...
| Oct 6, 2012
| 2:52 PM
With gasoline prices in California setting new record highs, police in one Northern California community are dealing with gas thieves. Police in Roseville are looking for gasoline thieves who struck two stations, taking nearly 1,000 gallons of the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 9:02 AM
Skyrocketing gas prices have created a new issue for California candidates to grapple with ahead of the Nov. 6 election, and could affect some of the tax measures on the ballot, observers say. Assemblyman Jeff Miller (R-Corona), who is locked......
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:42 AM
California gas prices hit record highs, and police have been dealing with scattered cases in recent weeks of gas thieves. California's average gasoline price set a record Saturday of $4.614 for a gallon of regular, up 12.8 cents overnight. Several......
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:13 AM
The lumbering California economy could be slowed by a prolonged shutdown of the huge Chevron Corp. refinery in Richmond, which provides a sizable chunk of the state’s fuel-making capability, a UCLA expert said. Gasoline prices in California could...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 8:49 AM
Wholesale prices slipped 0.8% last month for the second straight month as gasoline prices plunged.
In its deepest dip since May, the Labor Department’s producer price index fell 0.8% in November after sliding 0.2% in October. The index rose 1.1%...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Gasoline price spikes, such as the event that drove the average gallon in California to a stratospheric $4.67 in October, create two types of frustration.
There's the immediate frustration of seeing the price at the pump soar almost overnight to a...