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.
It's a growing problem throughout parts of the nation - teens turning to common plant seeds as a type of party drug to score a cheap but risky high.
A Point Loma family is hoping to catch a bold thief who walked up to their house and stole their bench.
Hunter Renfroe put the Padres ahead, then Brad Hand held on at the end. And when it was finally over, San Diego had one of its most exhilarating wins during a difficult season.
Some local restaurants are only providing straws upon request.
News 8's Marcella Lee reports from Searsucker Del Mar with more on the movement and a look at the damage the straws can do.
On Wednesday local middle schoolers received an out-of-this world surprise. Students at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Scripps Ranch took home second place in a nationwide spacecraft design contest. News 8's Shawn Styles reports with more of the big reveal.
City leaders gathered Wednesday to discuss major changes to a park across from the San Diego Convention Center.
A Rancho Bernardo woman shared her frightening ordeal Wednesday - a day after she was rushed to the hospital after being attacked by a swarm of bees.