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Average San Diego County gas price rises for 28th consecutive day

KPBS Staff
A gas pump is shown at a Shell station in San Diego, Calif. March 8, 2022.

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose Tuesday for the 28th consecutive day, increasing 2.4 cents to a record $5.946, one day after rising 1.1 cents.

The average price has risen $1.202 during the streak, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service. It is 17.4 cents more than one week ago, $1.202 higher than one month ago and $2.025 greater than one year ago.

The average price increased 28.9 cents the previous week.