gas prices

Auburn feels the sting of the squeeze at the pump

On Thursday, Rhonda Wood and her daughter pulled up to the pumps at Gas & Shop on Lincoln Way in Auburn, but they weren't there to fill up. "Halfway is my limit," Wood said. Li ...

Gas prices rebound locally, statewide after refinery fire

After a two-month slide, gas prices are roaring back — with a double-digit jump over the past month. “The recent fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond has created a short-te ...

Fuel prices fall in California

Gas prices are dropping in the state of California, much to the relief of Auburn area drivers. According to AAA, the state average just a month ago was $4.21 per gallon. Within the ...

Noon Hour Update: Walmart reacts; Gas prices take a dip; Who's the best dad in Auburn?

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Thursday editi ...

Summer road trippers peeved by bad driving and gas prices

As the mercury rises Auburn-area residents say they plan on heading out on the highway for road trips, but gas prices and unsafe drivers remain a concern. California Highway Patrol ...

Auburn gas pumps to become more secure

Local gas stations are making the move toward more secure, triple encrypted point-of-sale devices at older outdoor fuel pumps. Some gas station owners say to comply with security ...

Study reflects steady climb of gas prices through the years

On Friday, the Associated Press released a report on milestones of gas prices and how they’ve changed throughout the years. (Price shown is the nationwide average for a gallon o ...

Rising gas prices hit transportation-centered industries hard

When gas prices rise, the Mid Placer Public Schools Transportation Agency — which purchases 100,000 gallons of fuel a year — feels it. “It is significant. Labor and fuel ar ...

Gas prices dropping in California to local driver surprise

Although gas prices are reportedly dropping in California, local drivers say they aren’t seeing that at the pump. According to a recent report by AAA Northern California, gas pr ...

Memorial Day travel plans bolstered by dropping gas prices

Auburn drivers are joining motorists around the nation in weathering escalating gas prices as best they can. Ahead of the high-mileage Memorial Day long weekend, AAA released resu ...

No crude joke: Highest-ever seasonal gas prices hit Auburn

Like drivers around the nation, Auburn motorists were pumping and grumping Monday – filling up on gas as high-priced as it’s ever been on a final day of February. AAA is sayi ...

Gas cost dents wallets, curbs travel

Summer gas prices have local residents cutting back on travel plans. Northern California gas prices started falling after Fourth of July weekend. Although prices are decreasing i ...

Gas prices on upswing as spring nears

Gas prices are flowing upward again. According to the latest figures from AAA Northern California, prices in the Sacramento area gained 16 cents in the past four weeks. The cost ...

It’s costing a little less to fill that gas tank

The cost of a gallon of gas is tumbling quicker than it rose during May and June. AAA of Northern California credits tough economic times and climbing supplies of crude oil for l ...

Gas prices are pushing families away from vehicles

Re: gas prices. I am writing to you on account of this topic because it has and is affecting so many people in our world today. Not too long ago the price of gas was over $4, and t ...