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Saturday, January 29, 2022

AAA official speaks the record high gas prices in California

Credit: 23ABC News | Bakersfield
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AAA official speaks the record high gas prices in California
AAA official speaks the record high gas prices in California

Hurricane Ida has affected gasoline production along the Gulf Coast causing gas prices to go up in some states but fortunately, California is not one of them.

Still, the prices this Labor Day weekend are at a record high.

The current national average is $3.18 cents according to AAA but prices in Kern County are much higher than that.

ALONG THE GU CLFST CAUSING GASPRICES TO GO UP IN SOMESTATES BUT FORTUNATELYCALIFORNIA IS NOT ONE OF TM HESTILL OUR PRICES THIS LABOR DAYWEEKEND ARE AT A RECORD HIGH.THE CURRENT NATIONAL AVERAGE IS$3.18 CENTSACCORDING TO AAA BUT OUR PRIS CEHERE IN KERN COUNTY AREMUCH HIGHER THAN THAT.23ABCS ROSAURA SONIME BREAKSDOWN WHY OUR PRICES ARE SOHIGH AND GIVES SOLUTIONS TOHELP YOU THE CONSUMER SAVEMONEY.

ROSAURA?HERE AT THIS GAS STATIONHE TPRICE FOR A REGULAR GALLONOF GAS ISAAA SPOKESPERSONJEFFREY SPRING SAYS THERE AREMULTIPLE REASON WHY GAS PRICESARE HIGHER IN THE STE OFATCALIFORNIA"IN CALIFORNIA IT'S PRETTYCOMPLICATED WE'VE ALWAYSHAD SOME OF THE HIGHEST PRICESIN THE COUNTRY JUST TO BEGINWITH AND THAT'S BECAUSE OF THETYPE OF GAS THAT'S PRODUCEDFOR CALIFORNIA IT HELPS CLEANTHE AIR AND IF ANYONE WAS LIVINGINCALIFORNIA 20-25 YEARS AGO YOUKNOW THE DIFFERENC" EJEFFREY SPRING, CORPORE ATCOMMUNICATION MANAGER FORTHE AUTO CLUBSAYS THAT TAXES ALSO PLAY AMAJOR ROLE IN WHY GAS IS SOHIGH IN CALIFORNIA EXPLAININGTHAT WE ARTHE EHIGHEST TAXED STATE WHEN ITCOMES TO GASOLINE WHICHHAS GRADUALLY BEEN INCREINASGTHE PRICE OF GAS"THE BAD NEWS IS IT'S THEHIGHEST PRICE THAT LABOR DAYTRAVELERSHAVE EVER HAD TO PAY AND THAT'STHE ISSUE WE'VE SEEN OVER E THLAST YEAR THATPRICES HAVE BEEN GRADUALLYINCREANGSIBUSPT RING DID OFFER THISSOLUTION FOR LABOR DAYTRAVELER"THE AAA APP HAS A WAY YOU CANLOOK FOR THE CHEAPEST S GAPRICES AROUND YOU AND THERE'SALSO OTHER APPS OUT THERE ITHINKEVEN GOOGLE MAPS IF YOU PLUG INTHE GAS ITLL SHOW YOU ATWHTHE GAS PRICES ARE AT THESTATIONS AROUND YOU AS WELL"SPRING ALSO MEIONTNED THATSEVERAL GROCERIESSTORES LIKE VONS AND RALPHS HAVEPROGRAMS WITH STATIONS TOGET THEIR CUSTOMERS CHEAPER GAS.SPRING SAYS THISTRAVELING THIS WEEKENDHA TT ITSBEST TO PLAN AHEAD PACKSANITIZER AND MAKE SURE NOT TODRIVE WHILE INTOXICAD ORTEINTEXTICATEDLIVE IN NORTHWEST BAKERSFIELD,ROSAURA SIMONE,23ABC CONNECTING YOU

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