SANTA MARIA, Calif.- A month ago prices for regular gas were at $5.25 now the price for regular gas is $6.38.
Customers were upset when they saw the price of gas increasing in the last couple weeks.
Drivers also say its been hard to get around because of how expensive gas is.
“When it was lower, it was so much easier to get around. Like back then it would be like $68 now I'm spending about $130 at like once, maybe twice a week," said Vincent Curiel a Santa Maria resident.
Gas prices in the Santa Barbara County are currently $6.35 for regular gas.