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May 27, 2000 | AGUSTIN GURZA
Much as other people might invite you into their living rooms, Rose Espinoza ushered me into the garage that made her famous. This is where it all started almost 10 years ago, a volunteer tutoring program where students still come to study and be inspired, collecting candy or honey-roasted peanuts as their incentive to succeed.
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May 20, 2006 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
As a challenger four years ago, Chris Norby defeated an incumbent supervisor, an upset that hadn't been pulled off in decades. Now he's the incumbent, and his challenger, La Habra Councilwoman Rose Espinoza, is coming out of her garage to fight him. "Of course, the issues were different when I first won," Norby said. "But I take all opponents seriously."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1994 | MIMI KO
Rose Espinoza, the woman hailed by leaders nationwide for her successful after-school tutoring program in her garage, has decided to run for City Council. Her decision came after months of resisting continued pleas from the community. Espinoza said she decided to run for election after being urged to do so by numerous neighbors, friends, community volunteers and local school officials.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 2003 | Jennifer Mena, Times Staff Writer
The good news for Rose Espinoza's husband is that he can finally use his garage. Perhaps not as good for dozens of students in La Habra is that Rosie's Garage, a nationally recognized tutoring program, has moved from the humble home location where it began 12 years ago. After helping hundreds of children, the after-school homework-help program was moved out of her Corona Park neighborhood last week because of mounting concerns over the possibility of lawsuits and insurance liability.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 12, 2003 | Jennifer Mena, Times Staff Writer
The good news for Rose Espinoza's husband is that he can finally use his garage. Perhaps not as good for dozens of students in La Habra is that Rosie's Garage, a nationally recognized tutoring program, has moved from the humble home location where it began 12 years ago. After helping hundreds of children, the after-school homework-help program was moved out of her Corona Park neighborhood last week because of mounting concerns over the possibility of lawsuits and insurance liability.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 2000 | HECTOR BECERRA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rose Espinoza exorcised the ghosts of elections past when she raised her right hand to be sworn in as a La Habra City Council member. "I wanted everything to go in slow motion. I wanted to enjoy the moment as long as I could," said Espinoza, 49, finally elected in November after three unsuccessful City Council races. She was sworn in Dec. 4.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 2006 | David Reyes, Times Staff Writer
As a challenger four years ago, Chris Norby defeated an incumbent supervisor, an upset that hadn't been pulled off in decades. Now he's the incumbent, and his challenger, La Habra Councilwoman Rose Espinoza, is coming out of her garage to fight him. "Of course, the issues were different when I first won," Norby said. "But I take all opponents seriously."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 27, 1994 | MIMI KO
Children and their families are invited to attend a community potluck today at El Centro-Lions Park. The potluck, which takes place from noon to 6 p.m., will highlight several speakers from the city who will deliver messages encouraging youths to succeed in school and in life. Speakers will include community volunteers, tutors, teachers and representatives from the local Boys & Girls Club, Boy and Girl Scouts troops and a veterans post.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 1999 | Christine Castro, (714) 966-7440
Rosie's Garage, an after-school tutoring program, is holding its first 5K walk/run June 5 to raise money to help send graduating eighth-graders on a trip to Washington, D.C. The Washington Middle School students who participate in the tutoring program use money raised through sponsors for the cost of the annual trip, which normally is $2,000. If they raise 25%, Rosie's Garage promises to come up with the remaining 75%, said Rose Espinoza, founder of the nationally recognized program.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 12, 2000 | HECTOR BECERRA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rose Espinoza exorcised the ghosts of elections past when she raised her right hand to be sworn in as a La Habra City Council member. "I wanted everything to go in slow motion. I wanted to enjoy the moment as long as I could," said Espinoza, 49, finally elected in November after three unsuccessful City Council races. She was sworn in Dec. 4.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 27, 2000 | AGUSTIN GURZA
Much as other people might invite you into their living rooms, Rose Espinoza ushered me into the garage that made her famous. This is where it all started almost 10 years ago, a volunteer tutoring program where students still come to study and be inspired, collecting candy or honey-roasted peanuts as their incentive to succeed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1994 | MIMI KO
Rose Espinoza, the woman hailed by leaders nationwide for her successful after-school tutoring program in her garage, has decided to run for City Council. Her decision came after months of resisting continued pleas from the community. Espinoza said she decided to run for election after being urged to do so by numerous neighbors, friends, community volunteers and local school officials.
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