Drivers, here’s the bad news: You’ll be paying more for gasoline in the coming weeks. The good news: You’ll likely pay less than last year. Or the year before, or the year before that.
Police say the sophisticated thief went to great length to steal about 500 gallons of fuel—worth about $2,250—from the school district’s tank. They spotted a large truck and trailer, complete with hoses.
Amid the vast almond orchards and grape fields that surround Five Points in California’s Central Valley, a once-dominant crop that has nearly disappeared from the state’s farms is making a comeback: sugar beets.
Interstate 80, The main highway over the Sierra Nevada, is closed in both directions between Truckee and the California-Nevada border after a FedEx truck spilled diesel fuel across all lanes.