Gas prices dropping slowly in California

January 23, 2017


gasolineSTOCKTON — The price of gas is going down thanks to an increase in U.S. oil production, according to AAA.

Nationally, the average price of a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline was $2.31 Monday, three cents lower than last week.

Prices have gone down for 14 of the past 15 days.

That’s still higher than a year ago when the average price of gasoline was $1.83 a gallon.

In Stockton, gas was $2.61 a gallon Monday, down from $2.65 a week ago and $2.67 a month ago. The average price for gas in Modesto Monday was also $2.61, down from $2.62 a week ago but up from $2.47 a month ago

Prices on the West Coast remain the most expensive in the nation, with five states landing on the list of most expensive markets: Hawaii ($3.07), California ($2.80), Alaska ($2.77), Washington ($2.74) and Oregon ($2.54).

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