Gas prices in Fresno have dropped 5 cents over the last month to an average $3.90 per gallon for regular unleaded, according to AAA of Northern California. Gas prices fell throughout Northern California over the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Prices in the Visalia-Tulare-Porterville area fell 2 cents to an average $3.92. Nationwide, they fell 15 cents to $3.48.
Statewide, gas prices inched up 2 cents to an average $3.98.
The decline in local prices over the weekend stemmed from the resolution of supply problems, including refineries restarting gasoline production, according to AAA.
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Still, prices in Fresno are 21 cents higher than they were a year ago.
Check on the lowest reported prices in the area on The Bee's Gas Prices page.