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Climbing gas prices lower consumer sentiment

Chapman University’s Anderson Center for Economic Research recently released California consumer sentiment survey results, demonstrating that although continued job growth and lowered unemployment rates are helping boost consumer sentiment, higher gas prices have done the opposite. According to a report on fuel

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Accusations fly over volatile CA gas prices

In an unusual exercise of power, California lawmakers in the state Senate launched a preliminary probe into the recent spike in Golden State gas prices. Although the numbers have dipped back down, and a big refinery explosion last month sidelined some

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CA gas prices could start falling

Some good news: Gas prices could start falling. Six weeks ago gasoline in California averaged about $2.25 a gallon, the lowest price in years. Then prices zoomed up a buck and more. Today, according to GasBuddy.com, the average price in

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CA hugely benefits from fracking boom that drives enviros nuts

Having seen a gallon of gas drop to $3.09 at a Valero or two — after a summer in which gas prices fell instead of their usual habit of increasing in July and August — I think it’s beyond obvious

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ND oil could cut CA gas prices

Finally, California could get relief from gas prices higher than the rest of the country. Although prices across America have fallen in recent months, our prices still are about 70 cents higher. For example, according to GasBuddy.com, the average price of a

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Why is gas so expensive in California?

When people talk about gasoline, it’s usually because prices have dropped — or skyrocketed. But with prices remaining between $3.90 and $4.10 per gallon in California for most of 2013, there hasn’t been much noise about gas prices. (As of

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Govt. gasbags silent on gas tax boon 13

Nov. 1, 2012 By Katy Grimes While nearly every politician in America publicly decries the high cost of gasoline and fuel costs, most are also strangely silent about the soaring gas tax revenues that states are currently enjoying. Californians always

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Cheap gas: Another reason to move to Texas 13

Oct. 7, 2012 By John Seiler The following picture is from GasBuddy.com, which tracks gas prices nationally. The cheapest gas, as you can see, is in Texas and the Southeast. The most expensive by far is in California during the

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Calif. gas prices more than double in 8 years 16

April 28, 2012 By John Seiler The following chart I made from GasBuddy.com, which also lets you find the cheapest local gas prices. The chart shows gas prices in three areas for the past eight years. Note that Los Angeles

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