And you thought you paying a pretty penny for gas! Schlafer’s Auto Body & Repair in Mendocino is selling gas for $9.60 a gallon. Why? Owner Judy Schlafer said she needs to raise her prices to cover high overhead costs. She recently paid $50,000 for an 8,880-gallon delivery. In March, that same load cost $30,000. “I’m going to be lucky if I make the year with all the fees, the regulation, the payroll fees. If it continues the way it is, Mendocino won’t have a gas station next year. Her station is the only one in town. Read the whole story here.