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Sacramento-area gas prices rise after taking a brief dip

The average retail price of gas in Sacramento rose 2.7 cents last week to $2.66 a gallon. That’s up 16.7 cents from last month, but the current average is nearly 30 cents lower than it was at this time last year. ...Cars jockey for position at Arco AM/ PM on the SW corner of Auburn Blvd. and Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights - which has one of the lowest prices for regular unleaded gas in the region.
The average retail price of gas in Sacramento rose 2.7 cents last week to $2.66 a gallon. That’s up 16.7 cents from last month, but the current average is nearly 30 cents lower than it was at this time last year. ...Cars jockey for position at Arco AM/ PM on the SW corner of Auburn Blvd. and Greenback Lane in Citrus Heights - which has one of the lowest prices for regular unleaded gas in the region. rpench@sacbee.com

Sacramento-area gasoline prices, which fell for the first time in more than a month two weeks ago, increased during the past week.

The average retail price of gas in Sacramento rose 2.7 cents last week to $2.66 a gallon, according to Monday’s report by national gas price tracker GasBuddy.com. That’s up 16.7 cents from last month, but the current average is nearly 30 cents lower than it was at this time last year.

Nationally, GasBuddy said the average retail price of gas increased about 7 cents over the past week to $2.11 a gallon, up 13.7 cents from last month but 33 cents lower than the year-ago average.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover

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