Survey: Chico gas prices jump 16 cents in a week

Mar 9, 2015 1:07 PM by News Staff

The average price of a regular gallon of gas has jumped 16 cents in Chico last week and California has seen prices jump a whopping 57 cents in the past two weeks.

Los Angeles had the highest-price gas in the lower 48 cities surveyed, at $3.48, while Baton Rouge, Louisiana had the low national average at $2.16. The average in Chico is now $3.21 a gallon.

The national average has jumped 21 cents is the past two weeks to $2.54, but analysts say the average is still 97 cents per gallon less than it was a year ago.

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