In our quest to keep our readers up to date with the latest stories relating to the food truck industry we have compiled a list of the stories that hit the wire this past weekend from Alexandria, South Portland, Little Rock, and Lake Elsinore.

June 6

Alexandria welcomes hundreds for first ‘Food Truck Rodeo’- ALEXANDRIA, VA – At high noon on Friday, wagons circled this parking lot off Seminary Road in Alexandria for a road billed as the area’s first “Food Truck Rodeo.”

Hundreds showed up and lined up, ready to eat up.

“Because you don’t want to eat the same thing evey single day,” says customer Tarah Shah.

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Food trucks soon roll into South Portland – SOUTH PORTLAND, ME — As a small city with a burgeoning reputation as a place for foodies, given the number of restaurants that have opened up in the past year, South Portland is getting set to roll out the welcome wagon for even more great eats.

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June 7

The food truck boom: Now comes the regulation – LITTLE ROCK, AR – Noticed the explosion in food trucks in Little Rock? City Hall certainly has. It has developed new city rules to regulate the burgeoning industry.

Here’s the staff write-up on a proposal to be placed before the City Board this week to regulate “mobile canteen units.”

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June 8

City giving food trucks a look – LAKE ELSINORE, CA – Lake Elsinore would open its streets up to the burgeoning food truck trend if the City Council goes for a proposed ordinance scheduled for its consideration Tuesday.

The draft law, however, has generated a negative response from the Southern California Mobile Food Vendors Association, which opposes a provision that would prohibit the trucks from setting up shop by restaurants.

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