SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of gasoline in San Diego County dropped Tuesday to its lowest amount since Dec. 28, decreasing seven-tenths of a cent to $3.605 for a gallon of self-serve regular.
The average price has decreased 69 of the past 71 days, dropping $1.12 over that span, including 1.1 cents on Monday, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 6.3 cents less than one week ago and 20.2 cents lower than one month ago, but 5.8 cents more than one year ago.
The City Council is scheduled Wednesday to take the first step in calling for residents to conserve water on a voluntary basis following the third straight winter with below-average rainfall.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of gunning down his ex-wife in their Lakeside home and then trying to commit suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide.
A San Diego State student awoke to find a man rummaging through her apartment near campus early Wednesday, police said.
An 18-year-old student has been hospitalized and is undergoing a psychological evaluation after allegedly threatening her parents with a knife.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year.