Drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.
AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge report released early Saturday says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded across California rose 12 cents from its Friday mark of nearly $4.49.
California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.
California gasoline prices have hit another record high but the increase was smaller than in past days and officials are hoping that the early release of a winter fuel blend will help ease the sticker shock.
Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 per gallon, according to a report released this week by AAA.
There have been many firefighting improvements since a deadly firestorm ripped through the hills of Berkeley and Oakland 20 years ago next week. But, firefighters can’t do much about the hills themselves, forcing them to navigate dangerous roads whenever flames break out.
With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.
A wild land management plan for the East Bay hills has been approved, but not everyone is happy with it, believing the plan doesn’t go far enough.
Boaters in the Bay Area are struggling with the rising costs of gas to fill up their boats.
Firefighters are requesting boaters to stay away from the San Mateo Marina Lagoon while crews clean up a diesel fuel spill Saturday afternoon.