SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose seven-tenths of a cent Friday to $4.051, its highest amount since July 27.
The average price is 2.3 cents more than one week ago and 11.9 cents higher than one month ago but seven-tenths of a cent less than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price has increased 12 of the past 15 days, including four-tenths of a cent on Thursday.
"Traditionally, gas prices tend to rise in the spring before peaking sometime in May," said Jeffrey Spring of the Automobile Club of Southern California. "However, we don't see any upward pressure from wholesale prices for continued increases at this time."
A vegetation fire near Warner Springs that spread quickly Saturday has slowed considerably Sunday and is 20 percent contained, though some residents in the area are under an evacuation warning, authorities said.
A tribute to the late "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher will highlight the final day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.
A vehicle that rolled off the right shoulder of southbound Interstate 5 south of the Border Patrol checkpoint near San Onofre State Beach has sparked a fire and prompted the closure of two southbound lanes, according to a California Highway Patrol incident log.
Comic-Con has drawn massive crowds once again this year but the pop culture event wasn't always what it is today.
A woman reported missing was found shot to death Saturday at an office in San Diego and her daughter apparently committed suicide after learning about the woman's death, authorities said.
Signs warning of shark in the area of Silver Strand State Beach have been posted following a report of a shark sighting Saturday morning.
A ticket with five numbers in Friday's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, but missing the Mega number, was sold at a CVS pharmacy in Chula Vista and is worth $1,502,885.
Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.
A young father detained by immigration officials and facing deportation was freed Friday, and a protest planned for Fallbrook Saturday will instead be turned into a celebration, community leaders said.