| Apr 1, 2013
| 11:33 AM
It isn't hard to recognize an example of false economy in the average household budget. The vegetable gardener who spends $500 on supplies to produce $12 in produce, the inexpensive home repair that falls apart in a month or the avid shopper who saves...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:17 PM
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency proposed new standards for the amount of plant-based fuel to be added to gasoline and diesel next year and, for the first time, reduced the mandated volume in response to mounting criticism that the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:41 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer prices unexpectedly dipped last month, the first decline since the spring, driven by lower gasoline costs, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
The Consumer Price Index fell a seasonally adjusted 0.1% in October from the...
| May 2, 2013
| 10:40 AM
California gasoline prices have fallen by 77.4 cents a gallon from the record of $4.671 set in October.
But the state's prices remain among the highest in the nation, and today is no exception. California is running fourth behind Hawaii, Alaska and...
| May 8, 2013
| 10:19 AM
Summer gasoline prices will be lower in the U.S. than they were last year. But they won't be much lower, experts say, because U.S. refineries have been exporting record amounts of fuel overseas.
That's behind what would normally just be a good news...
| May 17, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Summer is coming. The long Memorial Day weekend is just two weeks away and, of course, average gasoline prices in California are back up above $4 a gallon.
On Friday, the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in California was $4.062, up 7.6...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tesoro Corp. won federal and state clearance for its purchase of BP's Carson refinery, Arco stations and other assets for $2.4 billion, an acquisition that would further concentrate the state's fuel-making capacity into only two players — Tesoro and...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:13 AM
National gas prices fell 19 cents in September, the largest drop since October 2012, AAA said Monday, and if the downward trend continues, gas prices could drop an additional 30 cents by Christmas.
The U.S. average gas price is now at $3.40 a gallon,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:47 AM
On the one-year anniversary of the Gaspocalypse — the day California gasoline prices set a record for the lower 48 states — fuel here has fallen by 86 cents a gallon.
A year ago, retail gasoline prices in California averaged $4.67 a gallon,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:34 AM
WASHINGTON -- Sharply higher prices at the gas pump led to the biggest jump in inflation since the winter, the Labor Department said Tuesday.
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.5% in June after just a 0.1% increase in May. Gasoline prices were the major...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Gas prices in the Los Angeles and Long Beach area have jumped nearly 8 cents in as many days.
AAA tracked a steady rise in California's statewide average fuel price, which rose about 6 cents in the last eight days to hover at $4.042 on Friday. L.A....