Gasoline

Chevron refinery in Richmond. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Consumer Group Accuses Oil Refineries Of Manipulating Gas Prices Higher, Urges Investigation

A consumer group is calling on the state attorney general to investigate what it calls a gouging of customers at the gas pump.

06/30/2015

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$9 A Gallon Gas In Concord?

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.

04/28/2015

In a file photo, smoke drifts away from the Shell Oil refinery in Martinez. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Small East Bay Fault Could Shut Down Refineries, Disrupt Fuel Industry In A Major Quake

The Concord Fault is causing concern among Bay Area planners who worry that its 11-mile fracture zone is capable of producing a catastrophic earthquake that would impact regional and statewide fuel distribution.

04/13/2015

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Did My Gas Cost Really Just Go Up 70 Cents A Gallon This Week? Yep

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. In today’s blog I’m going to keep it short and simple! I am a little shocked and extremely bummed about […]

02/27/2015

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Fill Up The Tank Now? Wholesale Gas Price Hikes Likely To Be Passed To Drivers

Falling gas prices have offered relief for consumers, but those costs could be heading back up again.

01/25/2015

A potential hybrid car buyer test drives a Toyota Prius in San Francisco. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Prius No Longer The Darling Of Bay Area Hybrid Car Lovers, But A Facelift Might Help

Once upon a time, you had to get on a waiting list just to test drive a Prius at the Toyota dealer, in Berkeley. Not so, anymore. If sales are the bottom line, it looks like the darling of the Bay Area’s hybrid crowd has lost its luster.

01/17/2015

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Average Bay Area Gas Price Now $2.61 A Gallon, Down 38 Cents Since December

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.

01/13/2015

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Gas Prices Plummet In Bay Area, Nationwide; Down 46 Cents Per Gallon Since May

The latest survey of gas prices show the average price per gallon has dropped to its lowest point in nearly a year, with some Bay Area stations dropping nearly 30 cents since last week.

10/14/2014

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California Air Regulators Dispute Ads Warning Of ‘Hidden Gas Tax’

California air quality regulators are disputing the accuracy of a new ad campaign claiming a hidden gas tax is set to go in effect January 1st that could add up to 76 cents to a gallon of gas in the state.

09/22/2014

SFMTA worker Osvaldo Lugo was arrested for allegedly filling his personal vehicle's gas tank with city fuel repeatedly. (Source: Bay City News)

San Francisco MTA Employee Arrested For Allegedly Filling Personal Car With City Fuel Repeatedly

A San Francisco Municipal Transportation employee was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of gasoline from the city, police said Wednesday.

09/10/2014

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