State Agency Report Suggests 'Market Manipulation' Behind Soaring Gas PricesCalifornia’s skyrocketing gas prices could be driven by “possible market manipulation” by a handful of well-known retailers, according to a new government analysis.
SoCal Refinery Fire Likely to Send Bay Area Gas Prices SoaringExperts are predicting that gas prices in California could stay above $4 a gallon after a refinery caught fire for the second time in as many weeks.
California Gas Prices May Jump With New Emissions LawStarting next year, a new law will force fuel distributors into the same cap-and-trade marketplace as utilities and major manufacturers. The oil industry says it will lead to price increases.
Gas Prices Soar Nationwide, SF Highest In CaliforniaIn California, the price of gasoline rose 23 cents per gallon to an average $3.99 for regular.
After Leaving SF, Obama Announces Gas Price Task ForcePresident Barack Obama said Thursday that the Justice Department will try to "root out" cases of fraud or manipulation in oil markets.
High Gas Prices Hit South Bay Food Banks Hard With gas hitting $4.50 a gallon, it’s a huge additional expense for Bay Area food banks, said Tami Cardenas with the Second Harvest Food Bank in San Jose.