North State gas prices continue to rise

Feb 23, 2015 6:15 PM by News Staff

In Chico gas prices went up another 10 cents in the past week, to an average of $2.71 a gallon, according to

Prices have risen 41 cents per gallon in the past month and while prices are up all over the country, California has the highest prices in the country.

California is seeing especially high prices due to last week's refinery explosion in southern California, as well as seasonal gasoline requirements.

Analysts expect prices in California to rise at least another 15 to 25 cents per gallon over the next two weeks.

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