Where To Find Gas In L.A. For Less Than $2 A Gallon
Okay, so we know gas prices have been low enough of late to pretty much just ignore what the actual prices are: $2.20 per gallon, $2.70 per gallon, what’s the difference really? It’s definitely not $4.40, so who cares?
But looking around gas-price charts of Los Angeles County Saturday morning reveals several stations throughout East and South-East L.A. County have finally dropped into that hallowed sub-two-dollar range. It looks like you can even find a gallon of regular for $1.89 in some parts! Gas is cheap, Russia’s economy is in the toilet, and Angelenos can keep on driving the half-a-mile distance from their house to the the drive-through Starbucks guilt-free.
Regardless, gas is cheap. So cheap, in fact, that it hasn’t been this inexpensive to fill up your tank since December of 2008, when the average in Los Angeles County bottomed out at $1.70 per gallon.
We’re still a little off from fuel that cheap. According to the L.A. Times Average Gas Price Tracker, the average price for a regular gallon of fuel in city of Los Angeles this morning is $2.41. The California average sits a little bit lower, at $2.32.
Of course, California drivers traditionally pay much more for their fuel, owing to a “California blend” used in the refining process as demanded by our state’s more strict environmental regulation. Nationally, the consumers pay an average of $1.71 for a gallon of regular gas.
Joke’s on them though, our weather is still better.