Gasoline prices are still on the rise throughout California and the nation.
The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas is $4.175 in Santa Barbara, compared with the $3.727 national average, according to GasBuddy.com. Santa Barbara’s average price of gas is on par with the state average.
A barrel of crude oil is going for $111.67.
The average price of a gallon of unleaded gas was $3.087 this time last year and $3.969 a month ago.
According to GasBuddy.com, residents in Santa Barbara can find the least expensive gas at Educated Car Wash, 3735 State St., at $3.94 a gallon. The next cheapest station is the ARCO at State and Casitas Pass streets at $4.05.
The most expensive station is the Mobil on Glen Annie Road, with gas priced at $4.49 a gallon.