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.
On December 8th, 2008, tragedy struck in University City after an F-18 fighter jet came crashing down striking two homes.
One person was killed and another injured after a shooting in Mt. Hope late Saturday, but the shooter was gone by the time police got to the scene.
Traffic was snarled mid Saturday morning after an accident involving four military Humvees closed lanes on northbound Interstate 5 near Cannon Road.
This week’s storms caused a major headache for a number of San Diegans with widespread flooding across the county.
Temperatures will begin to rise through the weekend under high pressure and weak offshore flow. Cool temperatures return early next week.
A man drowned while trying to swim across an Imperial County canal after illegally entering the United States on Wednesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said.
The National City Police Department will have more officers on the road keeping watch for drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs this holiday season, officers announced on Saturday.
A California Highway Patrol officer has been arrested on suspicion of committing sexual misconduct with two teenage girls.
The small desert community has watched the 16-acre project come to life since construction began in October 2017.