Southern California drivers saw gas prices reach new heights for 2014 in the last week after a brief pause in price hikes, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California's Weekend Gas Watch.
In San Diego, the average price of self-serve regular gasoline is $4.285, which is nine-tenths of a cent above last week, 25 cents higher than last month and 40 cents higher than last year.
The average price in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area is $4.32 per gallon, 1.7 cents more last week, 25 cents higher than last month and 41 cents higher than last year.
In the Inland Empire, the average per-gallon price is $4.288, up 2.3 cents from last week, 26 cents more than last month and 40 cents more than last year.
On the Central Coast, the average price is $4.319, up 1.8 cents from last week, 23 cents higher than a month ago and 33 cents more than last year.
The retail state average is $4.261 a gallon for regular as of Thursday, 3.1 cents more than last week.
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