A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.
Consumer Watchdog says by keeping supplies artificially low, refiners keep prices high and are making a killing.
Gas prices in California are currently averaging $3.73 per gallon, an increase of 63 cents since April 14, according to AAA.
Consider it a late April’s Fools joke. Some pranksters are likely responsible for the ghastly $9 a gallon gas prices spotted at a Chevron in Concord Tuesday.
Supreme Court Rules Customers Can Sue Electricity Companies For Price-Fixing During CA Energy Crisis
The Supreme Court says a group of energy companies can be sued under state antitrust laws for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California’s energy crisis.
California continues to have the highest prices among all 50 states with $3.20 per gallon — $ .80 above the national average — but it’s starting to come back down thanks to a drop in the price of crude oil globally.
Our break from high gas prices may be coming to an end.
Falling gas prices have been a welcome relief for Bay Area drivers, but they pose a serious problem for state coffers.
The average price for a gallon of gasoline in California has dropped to $2.58, down by 39 cents since a month ago, according to the American Automobile Association’s Northern California chapter.
We asked a few of our KPIX and KCBS reporters for some predictions for 2015, and here’s what they said: