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Southern California gasoline prices finally dip below $4 per gallon

DailyNews -- Southland gas prices have finally fallen below $4 a gallon after an extended run-up.

And a combination of factors - including strong inventories, a decline in crude prices, the slow pace of hiring and more fuel-efficient vehicles - are expected to offset the usual price hikes that occur for the summer driving season, industry officials said.

On Thursday the average price for a gallon of regular in the Los Angeles-Long Beach region was $3.99, down a penny from the previous day, down 5 cents from a week earlier and down 20 cents from a month ago, according to AAA's Daily Fuel Gauge Report.


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Submitted Apr 19, 2013 By: NOTSOGRN
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gs7101
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 7:44:03 AM

I sure my family in California will appreciate cheaper gas prices.
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nb52
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 6:23:26 AM

Good luck with this.
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Zing20
All-Star Author Fresno

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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 1:39:15 AM

Finally some relief for them but when the gas tax goes up so will prices.
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RoadKing95
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:41:02 AM

MahopacJack wrote;

"About time hey received some relief. Maybe the 'leaders' in California will realize that steep taxes deter economic recovery"

Yep the gas taxes here are high. But we appear to be in second place, New York being first.

State Gasoline Tax Rates, 2009-2013
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yyc2yow
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:29:31 AM

yes
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comprof
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:16:11 AM

Crazy inhabitants to live in this state.
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oldred11
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:15:32 AM

Maybe the oil companies heard that a CA legislator proposed an office for gas price investigations. See first article today.
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HEBster
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:11:17 AM

OH yeah!
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Blue_Cruzer
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:10:48 AM

I wonder how long it will stay under$4?
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rxman1
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:10:44 AM

Prices just went up here!
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Toppers
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:09:30 AM

Not for long!
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bikechuck
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:08:04 AM

Still more than here. Too many regulations in California?
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dongo50
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:07:11 AM

don't care.
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skybiker
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:05:32 AM

Costs bunches to live in L A
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jkpsr
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:05:31 AM

They are about to dip below $3 in NJ.
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texashoudini
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:05:23 AM

Wow and to think I filled up for $3.13 a gallon in Austin, Texas today!
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Badjef
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:05:00 AM

California is just not getting skrewd as much.
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obimerrill
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:04:19 AM

Good...and ours are going up!
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:04:09 AM

Oil is selling for to little.
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:03:36 AM

very good
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:02:28 AM


Yes Virginia!, phantom voters do exist on Recent News at the GasBuddy website.
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2013 12:02:28 AM

Ok
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rickone
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:54:23 PM

Good.
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clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:52:26 PM

Long overdue. Keep falling.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:48:05 PM

Wow!
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satrn38mpg
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:46:29 PM

still got a long way 2 go >>
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smoketown
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:44:34 PM

Oh, what a relief it is.
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ProRogue
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:42:19 PM


Oh, SNAP.

vibdata, did you just mess with Texas?
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fenster66
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:41:54 PM

finally Californians get some relief....
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crmedic
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:40:08 PM

Don't worry they will find a way to raise the prices!
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vibdata
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:40:04 PM

Wow. This is unbelievable. I just cannot understand this. How can some people be paying near $3 and others $4? That's a whole dollar of difference in each and every gallon. This is like being in a whole nother country. Like Texas or something.

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herbiepopnecker
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:38:38 PM

So they're paying about $1.06 a liter and whining to cut taxes like they're taxed to death.
1,000 miles north we pay about $1.30 and it IS mostly taxes - including over 65c a gallon city tax just to run transit. Everty penny of those taxes paid benefits everyone who lives here.
You're getting ripped off by the companies, taken to the cleaners.
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eagle_scout
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:34:58 PM

That's nice to hear that they've been paying more than me...hehe
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Harry813
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:34:06 PM

Wow...Seriously... ???
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mstearno
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:34:06 PM

we jumped 25 cents today
thanks to my gasbuddy alert
I saved $5.38 in my fill up
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bvrbill
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:33:22 PM

Hopefully prices will keep falling.
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billwho
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:32:48 PM

Skippy Yippy - When it hits 2.75 or lower, that will be the time for Calif folks to cheer. Not before.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:31:44 PM

Good.
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wz
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:30:23 PM

Good news for California. It also means prices for the rest of us should be down, since California still has higher fuel prices than the rest of the country (excluding Hawaii).
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Trowinsamoan
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:25:43 PM

Nothing new,prices are low just before summer...then it skyrockets when summer hits.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:25:17 PM

Great.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:21:41 PM

Good. Finally some price relief for California.
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pleinyeux
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:20:45 PM

Not surprised LOL
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texasvet
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:19:42 PM

Moonbeam and friends will take care of that. They'll raise the gas tax again.
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wayoung56
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:18:05 PM

Hmmm...
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bston
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:15:40 PM

A long ways to go before prices are where they should be.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:12:56 PM

California people have a higher income and lower heating bills in the winter so let them pay more for gas!
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MahopacJack
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:10:15 PM

About time hey received some relief. Maybe the 'leaders' in California will realize that steep taxes deter economic recovery.
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gass12
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:09:48 PM

They ne4ed a break.
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2013 11:09:17 PM

horray for CA
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