$400 rebate per car: Enough to ease pain at CA gas pump?

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The sun rises on Megan Bailey’s Monday commute as she approaches the 15/215 interchange. She won’t stop driving to work amid record-high gas prices. She and her partner are cutting costs elsewhere — fewer trips and no more cable TV. Photo by Megan Bailey.

Gas prices just reached a record high, so California will return a big chunk of its budget surplus to drivers. But for super commuters, a $400 rebate won’t last two weeks.

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