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Gas prices stop climbing in Riverside County

Published On: Feb 27 2013 08:27:27 AM CST
Exxon gas station

Courtesy Exxon Mobil

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -

A 29-day streak of gasoline price hikes in the Inland  Empire ended Wednesday when the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular  remained unchanged at $4.289.

      The average price in Riverside and San Bernardino counties rose 57.3  cents during the streak, including one-tenth of a cent on Tuesday, reaching its  highest amount since Oct. 25, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price  Information Service.

      The average price is 2.5 cents more than one week ago and 57.1 cents  higher than one month ago but a half-cent less than one year ago.