Survey: U.S. gas prices down 6 cents a gallon

      CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) - The average U.S. price of gasoline has dipped 6 cents a gallon in the past two weeks and prices in California have fallen 9 cents in the same time period.

      According to the Lundberg Survey released Sunday, the average nationwide for a gallon of regular is now $3.52. The average price for midgrade gasoline is $3.83 and premium is $3.88.

      Of cities surveyed in the Lower 48 states, the lowest price, $3.19, was in Jackson, Mississippi.

      San Francisco had the highest price at $3.95.

      In California, prices for a gallon of regular dropped 9 cents to $3.86.

      The lowest price, $3.76, was in Bakersfield.

      The survey says the average U.S. price of regular grade gasoline dropped a total of 19 cents over the past seven weeks.