Average retail gas prices in state rose 2.2 percent in the past week to $3.78/gal

Average retail gasoline prices in California have risen 2.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.78/g yesterday. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.0 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.67/g, according to gasoline price website CaliforniaGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in California during the past week, prices yesterday were 67.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 10.0 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has increased 0.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 94.6 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.

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