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Gas Prices $1 Less than Last Year, $2 Less than in June
AAA is reporting some big number trends today: "the average price of self-serve regular gasoline in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area is $2.327 per gallon, which is 19.1 cents less than last week, 97 cents lower than last month, and $1.07 under last year." Prices are also nearly half what they were in June when gas spiked to its record average high at 4.626 on June 21st.