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Thomas B. Elias, Columnist

Opinion, California, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

Gas 'Shortage' Doesn't Stop Exports From California

Posted Aug. 1, 2015, 9:11 am

On June 25, just one week before many California motorists began paying upwards of $4.30 per gallon for gasoline, the Bahamian-flagged tanker Teesta Spirit left Los Angeles headed for ports on the west coast of Mexico carrying more than 300,000 barrels of gasoline refined in California.

News, Business, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

Southland Gasoline Prices Rise For 30th Consecutive Day

Posted Mar. 1, 2015, 8:05 am

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose today for the 30th consecutive day, increasing 3.1 cents to $3.504, its highest amount since Oct. 21.

News, Business, Gas Prices

Southland Gasoline Prices Record Largest Daily Increase Since October 2012

Posted Feb. 26, 2015, 8:48 am

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County recorded its largest daily increase since Oct. 6, 2012, today, rising 8 cents to $3.245, its highest amount since Nov. 10.

News, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

L.A. County Gasoline Price Continues Dropping Streak To 61 Days

Posted Dec. 1, 2014, 9:26 am

The streak of decreases to the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was extended today to 61 days, but barely, with a decrease of two-tenths of a cent to $3.094.

News, Los Angeles, Travel, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

Gasoline Prices At Lowest Level For Thanksgiving Since 2009

Posted Nov. 27, 2014, 8:42 am

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County was at its lowest amount on Thanksgiving since 2009, dropping seven-tenths of a cent today to $3.104.

News, Transportation, Santa Monica, Gas Prices

26-Day Streak Of Dropping Gas Prices Ends

Posted May. 27, 2014, 12:00 am

The average gas price in L.A. County was unchanged on May 26 at $4.153, and that ended a 26-day streak of decreases.

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