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Gas Prices Down, Thanksgiving Road Trips Up

Nbc News -- Gas prices in Southern California appear to have stabilized after a swift run-up last month that forced many to cut back on automobile travel and commuting.

The price of a gallon of self-serve regular in San Diego County dropped a fraction of a penny from Sunday night to Monday, to $3.802. That’s still two cents higher than last year, but considerably lower than the record high set last month of $4.52 per gallon.

Prices in San Francisco also dropped slightly, to $3.898 per gallon. Statewide, the average was $3.785 per gallon.

“We haven’t been paying prices this low since early August,” said Marie Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the Automobile Club of Southern California.

With prices flattening, the number of people who say they plan to travel over the Thanksgiving weekend has


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Nov 26, 2012 5:55:35 AM

on the way up again.
52MPG
Champion Author Dayton

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 3:12:33 AM

Not down in Ohio.
Wizrd03
Champion Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 9:51:04 AM

BS, gas prices jumped over a dime a gallon here!
Tegger
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 7:35:13 AM

OK
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 7:27:03 AM

Alrighty then
tomok
Champion Author Portland

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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 5:07:37 AM

Gas Prices Down, Thanksgiving Road Trips Up and fuel is still too high priced to go anywhere. The highest Thanksgiving Day prices.
Big Oil and the huge price fixing at the fuel pump. Big Oil still producing fuel when the refinery is performing maintenance or an upgrade – in 'off line' mode. Big Oil and Big Gas continues to sell fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices, there will be NO price reduction for the cost of fuel or natural gas IN the US no matter how much is produced in the US.
The price at the pump needs to go down to $2/gallon, *$3, *$3.50/gallon or *$4.00 is Not the new low!
Why did the turkey cross the California road?
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
millerin
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 4:19:42 AM

good for them
Double_Golden
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 1:48:11 AM

don't matter, stayed home...
kgbellman
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:52:15 AM

This is great for us
bobcatfan
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:38:01 AM

Oil company plans to scuttle the election have failed. Now prices are dropping.
camel1
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:04:03 AM

at historic highs for this time of year around here.
rahcat
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:01:00 AM

Not here
mrbee
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Message Posted: Nov 24, 2012 12:00:28 AM

Stayed home.
driveonby1
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:56:19 PM

Not down here.
gilfarm
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:55:51 PM

Up here
DEG
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:52:41 PM

Gas is still double what is reasonable. Gas should be under $2/gallon.
mfeldstein
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:52:25 PM

We need more expensive gas to save the environment.
bojiway1
Champion Author Minnesota

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:50:41 PM

I wish for steady 2.25 a gallon at the most for 2013. I hope everyone had a happy and safe Thanksgiving...
Blue48
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:50:05 PM

WHATEVER!

[Edited by: Blue48 at 11/23/2012 11:51:38 PM EST]
Beaveronparade
Champion Author Hartford

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:45:33 PM

Gas is definitely still up here in CT!
granitestater
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:45:28 PM

No road trip for me...
nomad228
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:38:35 PM

that's a bold faced lie. gas is still up ,it's just lower than a week ago. but? it's still up over $1.78 above where it should be.
gsayeg1
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:37:26 PM

the price is up in WI
tco9436
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:31:56 PM

not low enough
gd83goldwinger
Champion Author South Bend

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:30:32 PM

It was higher then last year and it actually went up the day before thanksgiving.
dollarwatcher
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:27:42 PM

Still 3.42 here and not moving.
boatmen
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:25:16 PM

should be alot lower Greedy Biches
BigKart
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:23:37 PM

Tell me again why anyone would want to live in California. I don't get it.
mstearno
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:21:18 PM

where?
vcsuksu21
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:17:36 PM

gas is up here in OKC
VikingWoman
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:17:07 PM

SW Washington Arco AM/PM varies quite a bit. Longview, Washington is about 50 miles north of Portland, Oregon. AM/PM stations are selling regular for about $3.25/gallon. I went to Vancouver, Washington today which is across the Columbia River from Portland and I saw AM/PM regular selling for $3.55/gallon.
DCbeachbum
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:13:09 PM

How can anyone put a price (such as a the cost of a gallon of gasoline) on seeing your family or loved ones?
mrselfdestruct
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:13:03 PM

Been steady out here
Bodiney
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:12:31 PM

not in my area
Doomsday64
All-Star Author Austin

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:11:54 PM

Dropped to $2.99 here
wayoung56
Champion Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:11:19 PM

Starting to creep up again here after being stable for a little over a week...
Wanda127
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:10:54 PM

It has not dropped in SW,FL & in the last couple of days it's gone up at several stations.
OGW
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:05:07 PM

Not here but it did go up today and is supposed to go up again tomorrow.
abcdMA
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 11:02:02 PM

finally dropped here
esquared
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:59:17 PM

Still climbing slightly in Okieville....
REKEY
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:57:31 PM

LIARS!
Soglaos
Champion Author Virginia Beach

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:56:42 PM

Not true saw prices at 4.13 and up today near I95 Rocky Mount NC with at same brand just 5 miles off I95 in same area it was 3.19 so yes the dealers a ripping people off and the governemnt does nothing because that is there plan.
TBRR
Champion Author Jacksonville

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:55:58 PM

our price is again on the upswing.
us4usa
Champion Author Missouri

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:55:10 PM

“We haven’t been paying prices this low since early August,” said Marie Montgomery, a spokeswoman for the Automobile Club of Southern California."

$3.80 the new low gas price???

hubhunts
Veteran Author Alabama

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:53:24 PM

In MarionALabama Gas is 3.799 average and that dont seem down at all.
walkingtall
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:52:54 PM

Gas prices down and up,depending where you live.
TopGunn
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:49:23 PM

May be down somewhere, but not here.
drobbbb
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:48:49 PM

ok
JimVP
All-Star Author Chicago

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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:42:54 PM

Still question whether gas should be as expensive as it is, while the idiots in congress are of no help to review these prices.
Fitwit
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:42:08 PM

I drove 5 freeway exits from my home yesterday and 6 blocks to a neighbors home to deliver something to them today so I haven't taken much advantage of the low down yet. Hope it stays that way a while though
ber5
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Message Posted: Nov 23, 2012 10:40:20 PM

AS long as I can drive, I do...
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