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How not to fill up your gas tank

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Rachel Lamke of San Ramon fills up her tank at a Chevron station. Refineries increased production after the Aug. 6 Richmond fire to compensate for an anticipated shortage, which did not materialize. Photo: Lance Iversen, The Chronicle / SF

Is this a nozzle malfunction? Or is the woman nervous because she knows the Chronicle’s Lance Iversen is taking her picture? Not clear. As a BAO reader observes, the cutline attached to a Chronicle piece last week about price gouging after Chevron’s Richmond refinery fire simply says, “Rachel Lamke of San Ramon fills up her tank at a Chevron station.”


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