SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The streak of daily drops in the price of gasoline extended to 15 days in San Diego County Thursday -- but barely.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County fell one-tenth of a cent to $3.719, the lowest amount since Feb. 26.
The average price is 4.1 cents less than one week ago and 8.6 cents lower than a month ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. However, it is 57.8 cents higher than a year ago.
The streak of declining pump prices is threatened by the rising price of crude oil. Since settling at $79.30 Aug. 9, the lowest since Sept. 29, the price of a barrel of benchmark West Texas Intermediate crude on the New York Mercantile Exchange has risen $8.28 to $87.58, including a 93-cent increase Wednesday.
Crude oil costs account for two-thirds to three-quarters of the price of a gallon of gasoline, according to Tupper Hull of the Western States Petroleum Association, a trade association representing oil companies in six western states.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
A powerful show of support for migrants being held in detention facilities has hundreds of interfaith leaders gathered Friday night for a vigil and demonstration at the border.