Gas Prices Continue to Increase

San Diego County gas prices have gone up 26 consecutive days.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County increased three-tenths of a cent Saturday, the smallest increase during a 26-day streak of rising prices.

The average price of $4.292 is 6.5 cents more than one week ago, 58.3 cents higher than one month ago and 11.3 cents greater than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price has risen 56.5 cents during the streak of increases, the longest since a 37-day streak from Jan. 26-March 2, 2012.

-City News Service

Things I Learned February 24, 2013 at 04:27 AM
Komfort February 24, 2013 at 04:27 AM
"Want to get an idea why Democrats have no clue on energy policy? Take a listen to Barack Obama explaining how we can get an extra 12 million barrels of oil a day. We can pull it out of thin air — literally:..." http://hotair.com/archives/2008/07/30/obamas-energy-plan-drilling-tires/
Things I Learned February 24, 2013 at 04:29 AM
Things I Learned 8:27 pm Komfort 8:27 pm
jeff graham February 24, 2013 at 03:22 PM
Release the oil, Canada has enough for all.
mike fritz February 24, 2013 at 04:18 PM
Hard to blame this on bush
Things I Learned February 24, 2013 at 05:02 PM
You'd be surprised.
Paul Kennedy February 24, 2013 at 05:37 PM
My wife asked me how can they keep raising prices? My answer.................. because they can! Calif is also exporting gas. If they can get more $ out of the country and guess what then there is a shortage and the price of gas in Ca goes up
Komfort February 24, 2013 at 05:52 PM
Harwood, June 10, 2008: As difficult as this is for consumers right now, is, in fact, high gas prices what we need to let the market work, a line incentive so that we do shift to alternative means of energy? Obama: Well, I think that we have been slow to move in a better direction when it comes to energy usage. And the president, frankly, hasn’t had an energy policy. And as a consequence, we’ve been consuming energy as if it’s infinite. We now know that our demand is badly outstripping supply with China and India growing as rapidly as they are. So… Harwood: So could these high prices help us? Obama: I think that I would have preferred a gradual adjustment. The fact that this is such a shock to American pocketbooks is not a good thing. But if we take some steps right now to help people make the adjustment, first of all by putting more money into their pockets, but also by encouraging the market to adapt to these new circumstances more quickly, particularly US automakers, then I think ultimately, we can come out of this stronger and have a more efficient energy policy than we do right now. http://www.cnbc.com/id/25084346/CNBC_Exclusive_CNBC_s_Chief_Washington_Correspondent_John_Harwood_Sits_Down_with_Presidential_Candidate_Senator_Barack_Obama_Transcript_Included And this doozy: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlTxGHn4sH4
PwmCwzy February 24, 2013 at 05:53 PM
Then let Canada build a pipeline across Canada to the Pacific or the Atlantic. Ooops! They can't get their citizens to approve it due to environmental issues. It's not like the Canadian oil flowing thru the pipeline will be for use exclusively in the United States. These are multi-national oil companies out to make a profit, not relieve high gas prices for us. The pipeline is not FOR us, it is THRU us. I don't care for this pipeline, or fracking gas deposits, or what is happening in the Appalachian Mtns. I'd rather put the monies into solar and wind technology with an updated electrical grid.
Things I Learned February 24, 2013 at 06:05 PM
Komfort February 24, 2013 at 06:30 PM
So far, 34 companies that were offered federal support from taxpayers are faltering -- either having gone bankrupt or laying off workers or heading for bankruptcy. This list includes only those companies that received federal money from the Obama Administration's Department of Energy and other agencies. The amount of money indicated does not reflect how much was actually received or spent but how much was offered. The amount also does not include other state, local, and federal tax credits and subsidies, which push the amount of money these companies have received from taxpayers even higher. The complete list of faltering or bankrupt green-energy companies: • Evergreen Solar ($25 million)* • SpectraWatt ($500,000)* • Solyndra ($535 million)* • Beacon Power ($43 million)* • Nevada Geothermal ($98.5 million) • SunPower ($1.2 billion) • First Solar ($1.46 billion) • Babcock and Brown ($178 million) • EnerDel's subsidiary Ener1 ($118.5 million)* • Amonix ($5.9 million) • Fisker Automotive ($529 million) • Abound Solar ($400 million)* • A123 Systems ($279 million)* • Willard and Kelsey Solar Group ($700,981)* • Johnson Controls ($299 million)
Komfort February 24, 2013 at 06:30 PM
• Brightsource ($1.6 billion) • ECOtality ($126.2 million) • Raser Technologies ($33 million)* • Energy Conversion Devices ($13.3 million)* • Mountain Plaza, Inc. ($2 million)* • Olsen's Crop Service and Olsen's Mills Acquisition Company ($10 million)* • Range Fuels ($80 million)* • Thompson River Power ($6.5 million)* • Stirling Energy Systems ($7 million)* • Azure Dynamics ($5.4 million)* • GreenVolts ($500,000) • Vestas ($50 million) • LG Chem's subsidiary Compact Power ($151 million) • Nordic Windpower ($16 million)* • Navistar ($39 million) • Satcon ($3 million)* • Konarka Technologies Inc. ($20 million)* • Mascoma Corp. ($100 million) http://blog.heritage.org/2012/10/18/president-obamas-taxpayer-backed-green-energy-failures/
Linda Walshaw February 24, 2013 at 06:49 PM
Rising gas prices and now SANDAG wants to put in toll roads with tolls that increase as traffic builds on local freeways. Instead of spending money on mass transit (like every other large city), SANDAG will be spending $40 million on their own P.R. budget to tell taxpayers how great their ideas are. How about spending $40 million on repairing the roads San Diego County already has and providing alternative transportation like San Francisco's BART trains? If trains get commuters to more areas, people will use them. Who wouldn't rather read on the way to work than be stuck in traffic gridlock and paying more than $5 a gallon for gas?
Rob February 24, 2013 at 07:38 PM
We have the anti energy, anti consumer, anti Freedom~~High Taxes~~High regulation Progressive Marxist crew formerly the Democrat party dragging America to some Dystopian Nightmare they think is Utopia~~If Romney was Prez we'd be going in the right direction~~Doing the opposite of these Anti American Gangsters~~Too bad the 51% Dumb and Dumber ~~gimme Free stuff voters are allowed to vote for more handouts from the Totalitarians~~
Al Ein February 24, 2013 at 09:34 PM
Gas prices are not higher than a few years ago. The issue is the dollar is worth alot less. The Government is manipulating the CPI.... We have severe inflation. Just look what your money buys compared to yesteryear. Feds and the government are killing our childrens future. Crooks. All of them.
PwmCwzy February 24, 2013 at 11:13 PM
Komfort - I wonder if everyone who received loans from FEMA for natural disasters paid back the full amount. Why not look up the stats for defaults or debt forgiveness on Small Business Administration loans? The total lent for 2011 included approximately $5.8 billion in loans to more than 16,000 start-up small businesses. ‘Ya think they were all successful? Since you claim your hatred is not fueled by racism, I believe your overwhelming desire to show negativity about anything you can tie to President Obama is disgraceful. BTW - none of your comments have anything to do with the subject of this thread.
Things I Learned February 24, 2013 at 11:19 PM
If your hatred is not fueled by racism it is disgraceful.
Frank H. Robles February 25, 2013 at 06:02 AM
Gas prices aways have a upward sipe when they shutdown to switch over from winter or to summer fuel, There are only three major refineries in Cal.


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