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Gas prices continue to fall in Sacramento area, nation

Sacramento’s summer of falling gas prices rolls on.

The average retail price of gasoline in the Sacramento area fell another 4.6 cents over the past week to $2.63 a gallon, according to Monday’s weekly report by national gas price tracker

That’s on top of a decline of 3.2 cents the previous week.

The current at-the-pump cost is nearly 10 cents below the month-ago average and about 75 cents less than the average price reported at this time last year.

Nationally, gas prices fell 4.5 cents last week to $2.15 a gallon, down 15.7 cents from last month and 56.6 cents below the year-ago average.

Mark Glover: 916-321-1184, @markhglover