SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County fell one-tenth of a cent Monday to $3.851, the lowest for a Labor Day since 2010.
The average price set a Labor Day record of $4.15 in 2012, which analysts attributed to the Aug. 6, 2012, fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, which reduced its refining capacity and supplies.
The Labor Day price was $3.964 in 2011, which then was a record, and $3.003 in 2010, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price is 1.2 cents more than one week ago after rising five times in the six days before Monday. However, thanks to a stretch of 33 decreases in 34 days that ended Tuesday, it is 15.8 cents less than one month ago and 29.7 cents lower than one year ago.
The rising pump prices follow increases in the prices of wholesales gasoline and crude oil stemming from concerns that a U.S. military attack in Syria could lead to a disruption in the flow of oil from the Middle East.
A San Diego congressman Wednesday filed an amendment to the defense appropriations bill that's intended to block President Donald Trump from barring transgender people from serving in the military.
A man accused of attacking mostly homeless men in San Diego neighborhoods last year, resulting in four deaths, was Wednesday ruled mentally incompetent to stand trial and will receive treatment in an effort to restore his competency.
San Diego State University was awarded a total of $134.3 million in research grants and contracts in the recently completed fiscal year, up $4 million from the prior year, school officials announced Wednesday.
One of the most notorious figures in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal has completed his prison sentence on child rape charges and will be released this week after two experts hired by prosecutors found he does not meet the legal criteria to be held as a sexually dangerous person.
Police confirmed Wednesday there was no child abduction incident in Logan Heights following an investigation prompted by a 911 caller who reported that a man and woman drove off with a 10-year-old girl in the trunk of their car.
Three suspects were behind bars Wednesday in connection with a robbery that escalated into a fatal shooting outside a Burlington Coat Factory store in La Mesa.
Before kids head back to school from summer break, a local program wants to make sure they’ve learned important skills vital to their self esteem and future career development.
Big Brothers and Big Sisters of San Diego is recruiting adults enthusiastic about leaving a lasting impressions in the lives of young people.