Have you noticed that gas prices haven't gouged your wallet quite so deeply lately?
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County decreased Wednesday for the 36th consecutive day, falling 1 cent to $3.886, its lowest amount since Aug. 6.
The average price has decreased 81.9 cents over the past 36 days, including eight-tenths of a cent on Tuesday, after rising 50.4 cents over the previous seven days and reaching a record high of $4.705 on Oct. 9, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
In South Pasadena, the price for a gallon of regular unleaded is $3.69 at APG, Fair Oaks Avenue and Monterey Road, according to gasbuddy.com. Up the street at Mission and Orange Grove Avenue, Arco is charging $3.73 per gallon.
The average price in Los Angeles is 9.7 cents less than one week ago and 77 cents lower than one month ago, but 3.8 cents more than one year ago.