UPDATE: Just drove past (Wednesday 02/15/12 afternoon) the gas station at the corner of Beverly and Fairfax; the price of a gallon of regular climbed 2 cents to 3.95. (I had taken the picture Tuesday night at about 5:40 PM PST). Also, to note, I have long wondered about the difference in price between the two different gas stations — how the one at Fairfax and Olympic stays in business, charging a (substantially) higher price. My operating assumption is that Olympic has more east-west traffic than Beverly.
Reading on Instapundit that “Gas prices’ earliest-ever rise above $3.50 a bad sign for motorists” and seeing on Drudge that the GAS PRICE UP 83% DURING OBAMA, I decided to provide a little illustration of gas prices in Los Angeles.
Then, I drove just 1.27 miles south, staying on Fairfax and looking for the next Shell Station. [Read more…]