While gasoline prices still exceed $4 a gallon in some California jurisdictions, they have been slowly decreasing statewide.
The average statewide price of regular unleaded gasoline fell 9 cents over the past month to $3.89 a gallon, according to the latest monthly gas price survey released Tuesday by AAA.
In Northern California, the average price of $3.86 was down 6 cents from the July 9 AAA survey.
Sacramento came in at $3.75, down 8 cents from last month.
Among all 50 states, California has the fourth-highest average price for regular unleaded gasoline. Hawaii is the highest at $4.36 per gallon.
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