Category Archives: Gas prices

State board considers lowering gas excise tax

Members of the California State Board of Equalization will vote Tuesday on whether to lower the excise tax rate on gasoline by 7.5 cents during its 9:30 a.m. meeting at 5901 Green Valley Circle, Room 207, in Culver City. If adopted, the 28.5 cent excise tax will become effective on July 1 and last through June 30, 2016. […]

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Costco and Arco take top honors in GasBuddy survey

Two of San Joaquin County’s perennial low gas price leaders have been recognized by the folks at GasBuddy that have put together one of the most consumer-friendly websites around. Check out local gas prices here at www.StocktonGasPrices.com. And here’s the release from GasBuddy.  

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Free day in state parks Tuesday for veterans

Hey vets! Among all the free stuff offered to you and your families on Veterans Day — along with a thank you from all of us — is free admission to California’s state parks. It’s good for veterans as well as active and reserve military personnel all day Tuesday, Nov. 11. Participating state parks include […]

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Why we need ‘summer gas’

Summer gas means cleaner air and better fuel economy, says Patrick DeHaan from GasBuddy.com, the folks who bring us StocktonGasPrices.com so we can find the least expensive gas around. The following is a news release sent from GasBuddy today: It’s no secret that the annual climb in gas prices that accompanies the transition to “summer […]

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Gas tax may be cut 3.5 cents per gallon

Here’s what California Board of Equalization member George Runner had to say regarding the tax board staff proposal to reduce the gas tax we all pay by 3.5 cents per gallon for the 2014-15 fiscal year that starts July 1: “This proposed gas tax cut will give Californians a much-deserved tax break and help lower […]

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