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Californians May Pay Nation’s Highest Gas Taxes

Californians could end up paying the highest gasoline taxes in the nation when a 3.5-cents-per-gallon increase kicks in this summer.

03/01/2013

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California Gas Tax To Rise 3.5 Cents Per Gallon In July

California regulators have ordered a 3 1/2 cent gas tax hike to take effect this summer.

02/28/2013

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2012: The Bay Area Looks Back…

From the Hantavirus to the San Francisco Giants second World Series win, take a look at the some of the biggest stories that made headlines in the Bay Area in 2012…

12/27/2012

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Gas Prices Dipping At Close Of Record-High Year

By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.2775 a gallon drivers were paying on Jan. 1, according to analysts. The drop is a present for those planning to hit the road during what is expected to be the busiest Christmas travel season in six years.

12/14/2012

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Cheaper Gas Prices Drive Down US Wholesale Price Index

Cheaper gas drove down a measure of wholesale prices in November for the second straight month, a sign inflation remains in check.

12/13/2012

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Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

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Bay Area Gas Prices Continue To Drop From October Spike

Drivers going to the pump throughout the Bay Area will be paying less to fill up their tanks in the next couple weeks, an American Automobile Association Northern California spokeswoman said.

11/14/2012

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Chevron Expects Richmond Refinery Back At Full Capacity Early In 2013

Chevron’s Richmond oil refinery should be fully functional again during the first quarter of 2013, once repairs to the crude oil unit devastated by a massive fire in August have been completed, a company spokesman said Friday.

11/02/2012

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KCBS In Depth: Evaluating Options For Bringing Down Gas Prices

Frustrated drivers who have been paying significantly more at the pump lately have been asking the obvious: when is relief coming? When are gas prices coming down?

10/15/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum: Obama/Romney: Duke It Out Over Energy And Health Care

The two presidential candidates were asked a question by CBS Local about Obamacare vs. Romneycare and asked them to talk about the similarities or differences between the two plans.

10/15/2012

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