San Diego’s Consumer Prices Rise As Gas Prices Jump  

Consumer prices in the San Diego area in California increased by 3.8 percent over the past 12 months to the end of May 2019, mainly due to the higher price of gasoline, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the two months ending May 2019, consumer prices in the San Diego area rose by 1.0 percent, chiefly influenced by higher prices for gasoline and household furnishings and operations, BLS’ Assistant Commissioner for Regional Operations, Richard Holden, said in the consumer price index report for the area this week. The energy…