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Gas Prices in Area Set Thanksgiving Day High

Despite dropping for 43 of the past 45 days, the $3.78 price per gallon is 4.5 cents higher than the mark set last year.


The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire set a Thanksgiving Day record high today at $3.782, despite decreasing 43 of the previous 45 days.

The previous high for Thanksgiving in Riverside and San Bernardino counties was $3.737, set last year, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price has decreased 90.6 cents over the previous 45 days to
its lowest amount since July 25.

The average price is 1.1 cents more than one year ago, but 4.2 cents
less than one week ago and 67 cents lower than a month ago.

- City News Service

True Authority November 22, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Let me guess... Another refinery event? Nope, just plain old greed this time.
Roberto November 23, 2012 at 12:09 AM
Americans are so misinformed about private enterprise.
Nuke Negro November 23, 2012 at 04:35 AM
Greed is American
David Shisler November 23, 2012 at 08:14 PM
Oil is tied to the dollar, as the Feds water down its value it depreciates causing inflation. AS we have more regulations, the State of California just started up cap and trade, expect prices to go up, it's like our hiden tax for cleaner air.
Lash LaRue November 25, 2012 at 03:04 PM
President Obama also said that under his plan of a cap-and-trade system, energy prices would ‘necessarily skyrocket.’ Secretary Chu said “we have to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe.” He said the overall goal is to “decrease our dependency on oil” – not foreign oil. And that’s just it: the Obama administration’s ambition is to eliminate oil, natural gas, and coal – the most affordable resources we have. President Obama certainly isn’t giving up: under his watch gas prices have nearly doubled
popeye November 25, 2012 at 05:21 PM
Here is a tissue...
popeye November 25, 2012 at 05:22 PM
Here is another tissue to wipe the tears.
True Authority November 25, 2012 at 07:28 PM
Based on your comment, one must assume you are not American and that you must come from a place where its citizens are informed when it comes to private enterprise. Please tell us where that is so we may look to you and your fellow countrymen for information.
Carl Petersen III November 25, 2012 at 07:58 PM
Lash LaRue 7:04 am on Sunday, November 25, 2012 "President Obama certainly isn’t giving up: under his watch gas prices have nearly doubled." Nationwide, gas prices are no higher than they were under Bush. They just happened to drop right as he was leaving office. They tend to do that when the whole economy is collapsing.
Ethan Edwards November 25, 2012 at 09:22 PM
OMG, you mean gas prices are up right before the Thanksgiving holiday, when Americans are travelling. That has NEVER happened!!! Oil companies aren't purely after profit, its Obama's fault!!! Hurry, get American Girl.......Jill Smith...hurry, where is Julie and Diana, hurry, get them all together and impeach the President. OMG, THIS IS A DISASTER!!! Where's Roy Holmgren? Hurry before he beats up a woman over this horrendous impeachable event!!! How about attorney Gregory....make sure you don't call him Greg Britton, tell them all to meet us at the Murrieta-Temecula Republican Assembly clubhouse. We need to call our congressmen......hurry, before the oil companies raise the price over July 4th holiday......Bah humbug!!!
True Authority November 25, 2012 at 10:40 PM
Ethan, Thank you for stepping up and exposing your ignorance, now I can move you straight to the list.


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