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Customers gas up their car at a Costco Wholesale Corp,. which is still open ,after several Costco gas station in the Southland ran out of gas on October 5, 2012 in Burbank, California. Rationing supplies by state's oil refineries and sharp rise in gas prices forced some gas stations to temporarily close. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Increasing, But Remain Lower Than Same Period In Previous 3 Years

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.

02/14/2014

(Credit: Ripon Police Department)

Suspect Arrested For Stealing Nearly 500 Gallons Of Fuel From Ripon High School

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.

08/07/2013

TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY ALIX RIJCKAERTA

Central Valley Farmers Team Up To Convert Beets To Ethanol

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.

03/23/2013

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I-80 Near Truckee Open In Both Directions Following Crash

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.

12/23/2011