After two weeks of being locked in place, Sacramento-area gas prices moved downward over the past week.
In its weekly report, national gas price tracker GasBuddy.com put the average price of gas in the area at $3.45 a gallon, down 3.8 cents from last week.
GasBuddy data are based on a survey of 720 stations in the area.
The current at-the-pump price is 16.4 cents per gallon lower than a year ago, but it's 10.6 cents higher than last month.
Nationally, GasBuddy said, the average price of gas increased 0.7 cents to $3.26 a gallon.