Local Heroes

Eddie Vanderdoes is a burger king

Not too many people will ever live to see the day when a cheeseburger is named after them. For Eddie Vanderdoes, Placer High School’s star defensive lineman who recently verb ...

Get a taste of Auburn on pub, restaurant crawl

Once a month, Michelle Long dons a bright-red shirt, grabs her trusty train whistle and leads a group of hungry foodies through Downtown Auburn. Long is the regional manager of App ...

Local Heroes reopens, to host community fundraiser

A Downtown Auburn eatery is getting a new start and a new menu, thanks to a local entrepreneur. Lisa Swisley, owner of Tango frozen yogurt in Central Square, has reopened Local He ...

Placer students boost Downtown lunch rush

The weekday lunch rush pumps up the volume during the half-hour that Placer High students stream into the numerous eateries in Downtown Auburn. And for many of the businesses, hav ...

Local Heroes the place for lunch

Re: Local Heroes in the Jan. 10 newspaper. After reading the piece my tummy rumbles and I was craving one of their burgers. The restaurant’s name is very creative and actuall ...

Opening Local Heroes is Placer grad’s dream

Downtown Auburn’s newest restaurant is reminiscent of an earlier time. And that’s no accident. Co-owners David and Crystal Keyser opened Local Heroes Dec. 21 on High Street, a ...

Students swarm Downtown during lunch

Local high school students returned from winter break Wednesday, and Auburn businesses once again happily experienced the “Placer rush.” On Wednesday, Downtown fast-food rest ...