Off the Grid off to rough 4th start in Berkeley

Food truck owners and local shop vendors were hoping the fourth time could be the charm for Off the Grid, which returned to Berkeley on Sunday, but overcast skies and low turnout put a damper on what many had hoped would be a vibrant comeback for the street food market.
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Off the Grid to close North Berkeley BART location

Off the Grid, a company that brings together diverse food trucks for lively street food markets, is closing its location at the North Berkeley BART station because of slow business and high health permit costs. Its last event will be held Feb. 28.
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Picks of the week: In the city

It’s the fourth week of school, and while workloads aren’t too heavy yet, you may already find yourself falling into a predictable routine that spans no more than a 10-block radius. Don’t get trapped in the Berkeley bubble just yet — there’s a great, big city just a BART ride
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Off the Grid will open in North Berkeley Sunday

A new Off the Grid will return to North Berkeley after securing a Sunday night spot at the North Berkeley BART station. Off the Grid — which has organized street-food vendors around the greater Bay Area since 2010 — is partnering with BART and city officials to bring the food trucks to
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The ultimate guide to winning Caltopia

Come Sunday and Monday, students will engage in this for the 11th time: So, everyone, get ready. Caltopia, UC Berkeley’s festive two-day inaugural event, introduces the best of UC Berkeley, businesses and nonprofits from the Bay Area and beyond to crowds estimated to reach 30,000. Trust us: This isn’t a party you
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Trucking to a new home

CITY AFFAIRS: The new Bancroft Way and College Avenue location for three city food trucks unfairly puts the future of the trucks in limbo.

Three food trucks formerly located in front of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, Healthy Heavenly Foods, Kettle Corn Star and Dojo Dog, were dislocated in December as a result of the Lower Sproul renovation project. Healthy Heavenly Foods recently reopened at the new location, while the latter two are still
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