The 28th consecutive increase pushed the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County above $6 Tuesday, 19 days after topping $5 for the first time.
The average price rose 2.3 cents to $6.011, according to figures released Tuesday, March 22, by the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
It has risen $1.224 during the streak, including seven-tenths of a cent Monday, March 21.
It is 17.5 cents more than one week ago, $1.224 higher than one month ago and $2.085 greater than one year ago.
The Orange County average price rose 2 cents to a record $5.967, the 31st consecutive increase. It has risen $1.207 during the streak, including two- tenths of a cent Monday.
The Orange County average price is 16.7 cents more than one week ago, $1.202 higher than one month ago and $2.059 greater than one year ago.