Gas prices across the nation increased 18 cents over the past two weeks, with fuel costs hitting hardest in California, particularly in San Francisco, where prices peaked at $4.06 per gallon. California prices increased 23 cents, which means the average driver is shelling out $3.99 per gallon for re ... More >>
Gas prices hit consumers right in the jugular this week. As if Chevron's refinery fire wasn't enough to make us gag at the pump, Safeway stores now say they will no longer offer cheaper gasoline to their Club Card members and loyal shoppers. Local competitor Dixon Gas Club takes the blame for t ... More >>
The price at the pump could get even pricier -- but only at your local Safeway store. An Alameda County judge has "hinted" that he will block Safeway stores from offering cheaper gasoline to their Club Card members and loyal shoppers across the Bay Area. And you can thank the surrounding fuel statio ... More >>
As Billy Beane taught us, you probably can't trust your instincts without cold hard statistics to back them up.
So for anyone who suspected that gasoline prices might be rising with Icarusian ferver, your intuitions have been vindicated. On Monday AAA released their monthly report on America's f ... More >>
Okay, so it's not THAT cheap Cheap fuel -- now that's not the typical topic of conversation these days. While Bay Area drivers bask in the reality that they can fill up their tank at a local Safeway store on the cheap(er), six East Bay gas stations are suing the grocery retailer for lowering thei ... More >>
It's worse than you think.Wednesday's flareup at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, reportedly caused by a PG&E electricity outage, will result in higher wholesale gasoline prices in the San Francisco area.Yesterday, all five of the refinery's flares, which act as safety valves, began shooting ... More >>
A hangar-ful of airlines is facing a class-action lawsuit filed in San Francisco that alleges an "international conspiracy" to fix prices and bilk travelers.The suit was filed yesterday in U.S. District Court by San Francisco resident Caroline Joy, who is represented by the law firm Moscone Embli ... More >>