LOS ANGELES – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County fell for the 24th consecutive day, decreasing six-tenths of a cent to $3.015.

The average price is 4.3 cents less than a week ago, 11.9 cents less than a month ago and 5.3 cents less than this time last year, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.

The decreases began Aug. 14, a day after nine increases in 10 days pushed the average price to $3.155, one-tenth of a cent less than its high for the year.

The Orange County average price fell today for the 25th consecutive day since reaching its high for the year, declining one-tenth of a cent to $3.011.

The Orange County average price is 5.1 cents less than a week ago, 12.8 cents less than a month ago and 5.1 cents less than this time last year.

The Orange County average price reached its high for the year, $3.158, on Aug. 12.