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Where Do You Fill Up In Castro Valley When Gas Prices Shoot Up?

Pump prices in the East Bay have risen 58 cents per gallon the past month. Where do you fill up?

Now that gasoline has jumped more than a half dollar a gallon, is there a station you've found in the Castro Valley and San Lorenzo areas that isn't as expensive as the others?

Let us know in the comments. Your neighbors will appreciate it.

The commute page on Castro Valley Patch shows an array of prices around town. A cheap price can be difficult to find.

In California, gasoline prices have risen 57 cents per gallon the past month to an average of $4.22 for a gallon of regular unleaded.

In the East Bay, gas prices have increased 58 cents the past month to $4.15 for a gallon of unleaded regular. That price is up 16 cents in the past week.

Why have gasoline prices risen so sharply? Is it seasonal? Is it supply and demand? Is it manufactured? Here's one blogger's opinion. Give us your thoughts in the comments section.

x February 23, 2013 at 12:43 PM
"PEI still advises against using any electronic device that might distract the motorist during the refueling process."
Oliver Wayne February 23, 2013 at 03:15 PM
The cheapest price in CV is normally either of the Quik Stop stations (Grove Way or Lake Chabot Road).
sandra dawson February 25, 2013 at 12:19 AM
Try using Valero. Valero ususally has the least expensive price for gasoline. Do not use Chevron. Chevron is the most expensive.
Thomas Lee Coates February 25, 2013 at 07:26 PM
CV prices are generally lower than other nearby cities. I also go to Costco when it's convenient.
x February 25, 2013 at 09:11 PM
or if you're heading up to Dublin, stop at Safeway and take advantage of the discount you've probably accrued over the past several visits.

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