SoCal hit with huge increase in gasoline costs

There's a shortage of gas in California and consumers are beginning to feel the pinch. CBS LA: What goes up, must come down. But in the meantime, consumers try to cope. Southern Californians are paying the highest prices in the nation currently. And experts say that pain at the pump will last a little while longer. Find The Lowest Gas Prices Near You One station in Calabasas is charging the highest rate in LA County - nearly $6 for a gallon. Reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, Amanda Burden went to the station and called it a virtual ghost town. She said cars peeled in but peeled right out when they saw the sign for $5.79 a gallon for regular. Said one customer, "I can't believe this! $5.79 a gallon? Oh my God!" Said another, "Crap! I've never seen it so high. This is unbelievable." It gets worse. Super costs $5.99. Tanya Barkhordar and her family own Low-P Gas. They had to close shop Wednesday when they ran out of fuel and couldn't get another delivery from refineries. Says...(Read Full Post)