California's Gas Price Sets A New Record High

 

The state average gas price in California shot to $4.614 per gallon overnight, setting a new record, the LA Times reports.

In the span of one week, a gallon of gas has increased $0.50 in the state.

The previous record, $4.610, was set in July 2008 — though the Times observes that, adjusted for inflation, the old record technically would equal $4.93.

Here’s a clip of a California driver freaking out about his gas prices:


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