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Gas Dips Below $2-Per-Gallon

Sonora, CA — Nationwide gas prices are down 37-cents from this time last year, and some stations in the Mother Lode are now selling regular unleaded under $2.

The nationwide average price is $1.82 a gallon, according to the latest Lundberg Survey, down 8-cents over the past two weeks. However, California’s average price is closer to $2.50. That said, the myMotherLode.com gas price section shows regular unleaded is selling in Sonora from $1.99 to $2.19. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg reports that prices may continue to drop if crude oil prices continue to slide.

The City of Los Angeles has the highest price for a large city, averaging $2.62 per gallon.