The average price for regular grade gasoline at the pump in California has jumped above $4/gal, for the first time since the summer of 2014, according to a AAA company blog post. Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now As of Tuesday morning, the average price of unbranded regular grade gasoline at the pump in California costs $4.011/gal, the first time statewide pump prices have surpassed the $4/gal level since July 2016, according to AAA data. California pump prices shot up 20 cents/gal last week, the greatest average increase for any state in the country, AAA said. This was due “to unplanned and planned refinery maintenance” in the region, the association said. Thanks to West Coast refinery turnarounds, PADD V gasoline stocks “are approximately 2.4 million barrels lower than this time last year and could fall further this week depending on refinery […]