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Lower gas prices everywhere but here

In my time living in Nevada City I have frequently noticed and excepted the difference in gas prices between here and Auburn. Most of the time the difference seems to be approximately 5 to 10 cents per gallon higher in Grass Valley than in Auburn.

I’ve always attributed this possibly to the extra distance the gas has to be hauled from the refinery?

In the past few months, gas prices have dropped substantially in Auburn and all the way down the I-80 corridor through Sacramento and including the Bay Area. Gas is now approximately 40 cents a gallon cheaper in Auburn and even more in Sacramento.

Grass Valley and Nevada City stations aren’t dropping their prices in line with the rest. I would like to know the reason for this? Are we being gouged?

Russ Hofeling

Nevada City

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