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.
Californians woke up to sticker shock Friday as overnight gasoline prices jumped by up to 20 cents a gallon in some areas.
Argentina’s state-controlled oil company was holding an important meeting with California-based Chevron Corp. Friday to share strategies for developing the world’s third-largest unconventional oil and gas reserves.
A power outage was affecting about 1,950 customers in Palo Alto Tuesday morning, according to the Palo Alto Utilities Department.
East Bay residents used a town hall meeting Tuesday to sound off at company executives over a massive fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond on Monday night. Hundreds of residents sought medical treatment for respiratory problems, but experts concluded Tuesday it was “not a significant health concern.”
The survey by AAA projects nearly 5 million Californians to head out of town for the July 4 holiday.
Redwood City police have arrested two men suspected of lighting a pair of vehicles on fire early Monday morning, police said.
A strong smell of natural gas in downtown Walnut Creek prompted the evacuation of at least two schools in the area, according to authorities.
A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.