October 5, 2012
Calabasas, California, the stomping grounds to lots of celebs, including Kim Kardashian and Britney Spears, will be paying at least $6.00 a gallon for super gas — for the first time ever — after the go-go juice took a historic 19 cent jump at the pump overnight.
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One station in Calabasas is charging the highest rate in LA County — nearly $6 for a gallon.
Some stations shut down to ride out the price increases.
AAA is monitoring the price increases — on average nearly 19 cents in just the past 24 hours.
California prices continue to go up.
AAA tells Burden that the higher prices are a result of refinery power outages, a fire in Northern California, and low fuel inventory as stations switch from summer to winter blends.
Some are calling the spike the expected October Surprise.
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