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Analyst: No Gas Shortages During Price Hikes

November 15, 2012 | 3:52 pm

Analyst: No Gas Shortages During Price Hikes

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A new study says that when Californians were paying more at the pump for gas this spring and fall supply was actually increasing. Independent energy analyst Robert McCullough told a California State Senate Select Committee today he can’t rule out the possibility that Chevron, Shell and Exxon manipulated prices. McCullough analyzed data on nitrogen oxide […]

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October 11, 2012 | 8:32 am

A.M. Splash: Oakland Sues U.S. Over Marijuana; Calif. Leads U.S. in Foreclosure Drop; Suit Filed Against Central Subway; Gas Prices Drop

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Oakland sues feds over pot dispensary (SF Chronicle) The city of Oakland took the unusual step Wednesday of filing a suit in an attempt to stop the federal government from seizing and closing down one of the largest medical marijuana dispensaries in the city. Attorneys for Harborside Health Center said the suit against the federal […]

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October 8, 2012 | 8:46 am

A.M. Splash: Gas Prices Set Record; Protesters Hit Oakland City Hall; Transit Handles Record SF Crowds; Taxi App Companies Ordered to Halt

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As California gas prices hit new high Brown orders emergency action (SJ Mercury News) As California gas prices hit new records Sunday, Gov. Jerry Brown pushed an emergency production switch that could provide some relief for the bruising drivers are taking at the pump. Though the pace of increases slowed from the double digit hikes […]

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October 5, 2012 | 8:46 am

A.M. Splash: Calif. Gas Prices Soar; SF Archbishop Sworn In; SJ Earthquakes Plan for MLS Cup; Kaiser CEO Retires

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S.F.’s new archbishop takes over (SF Chronicle) More than 2,000 worshipers filled St. Mary’s Cathedral on Thursday to see Salvatore Cordileone assume his role as Roman Catholic archbishop of San Francisco, as several dozen protesters angered by his leading role in the fight against same-sex marriage demonstrated outside. Calif. gas prices jump by up to […]

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Morning Splash: GOP Wants Spending Cap; Gas Hits $4/Gallon; Britney Spears Concert

March 28, 2011 | 7:53 am

Morning Splash: GOP Wants Spending Cap; Gas Hits $4/Gallon; Britney Spears Concert

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GOP pushes for spending cap (Sacramento Bee) GOP lawmakers are pursuing a new spending cap as one condition for placing tax hike extensions on the ballot to help solve a remaining $15.4 billion deficit. Republicans want spending to increase no faster than the rate of inflation and population growth, with extra money going primarily to […]

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High Gas Prices – The Visual

March 3, 2011 | 1:44 pm

High Gas Prices – The Visual

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If you like your irritation rendered in two dimensions, click into this “National Gas Price Heat Map” from GasBuddy.com. You see those crimson red areas? That’s where we live. Oh to live in Montana now that $100 per barrel oil is back…

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January 13, 2011 | 3:40 pm

Finding the Cheapest Bay Area Gas Prices

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This is always a popular post: As Bay Area gas prices continue to rise, why not use the web to find the cheap stuff? The San Francisco Business Times reported the following on Jan 11: Gas prices rose 6 cents a gallon in the Bay Area in a month, even though demand “is dropping like […]

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