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Gas Prices Continue to Drop Across Southland

LOS ANGELES – It’s music to the ears of commuters across Southern California:  gas prices are continuing to decline.

On Sunday (April 14), the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped for the 39th time in 40 days.

The price decreased nine-tenths of a cent, to $4.015.  That’s the lowest amount since Feb. 3.

The average price has dropped 28.5 cents over the past 40 days, including a one-cent drop on Saturday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The average price is 4.9 cents less than one week ago, 20.7 cents lower than one month ago and 23.7 cents below what it was one year ago.

In Orange County, the average price dropped a half-cent Sunday to $3.985, its lowest amount since Feb 2.

It is 5.1 cents less than one week ago, 21.9 cents lower than one month ago and 23.9 cents below what it was one year ago.

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