California Counties Record Largest Gas Price Increase Since February

By Jack Bradley
Jack Bradley
Jack Bradley
Jack Bradley is a daily news reporter for The Epoch Times based in Southern California.
November 11, 2021 Updated: November 11, 2021

Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego counties recorded on Nov. 11 their largest daily increases in the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline since February.

On Nov. 11, Los Angeles County’s regular unleaded gas price rose 2.6 cents to $4.624.

LA County’s all-time high is $4.705 per gallon, set on Oct. 9, 2012, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA).

LA’s average price is 3.4 cents more than a week ago, 18.3 cents higher than a month ago, and $1.468 greater than a year ago, according to AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

California’s current average price for regular unleaded gas is $4.647, according to AAA.

The state’s all-time high is $4.671 set on Oct. 9, 2021.

Crude oil costs account for slightly more than half of the pump price, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

Orange County

Orange County’s average price also recorded its largest daily increase since Feb. 19, rising 3.5 cents to $4.591.

That’s Orange county’s highest amount since Oct. 8, 2012, where it was priced at $4.690, according to AAA.

It’s 4.4 cents more than a week ago, 18.8 cents higher than a month ago, and $1.472 greater than a year ago.

San Diego County

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County recorded Nov. 11 its largest daily increase since February, rising 2.4 cents to $4.577.

The county’s record is $4.725 set on Oct. 8, 2012.

The average price is 3.3 cents more than a week ago, 18.8 cents higher than a month ago, and $1.428 greater than a year ago, according to figures from AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price appeared to have stabilized earlier in the week, rising one-tenth of a cent on Nov. 7, remaining unchanged the next day, and dropping one-tenth of a cent on Nov. 9. It rose eight-tenths of a cent the next day.

City News Service contributed to this report.

Jack Bradley
Jack Bradley is a daily news reporter for The Epoch Times based in Southern California.