Nightly News | October 04, 2012
>> of course, the driving capital of the world where the problem concerns gasoline. both where to buy it and what you'll pay for it. kristen dahlgren in, good evening.
>> reporter: take a look. 5.69 for unleaded. they had to put signs on the pumps saying it's not our fault. this is normally the time of year when we see gas prices drop. but while they slept, prices went up an average of eight cents a gallon and experts say they're still climbing. they're calling it the highest single day increase in history. it comes down to refinery and supply chain problems. it started with the the fire at the richmond refinery in august. also a power failure in southern california this week and a pipeline shut down that further cut supplies so much that some gas stations ran out of gas. so some station owners saying they're thinking of shutting down completely. they say it's too difficult to sell at these prices.
>> kristen dahlgren in southern california .