Posts Tagged ‘Fiesta D.C.’

The Needle: Wilson Building Goes Red

Natitude at the JAWB: At last, the pinkos in the John A. Wilson Building are illuminating the seat of the District government in Soviet red. That, or they're just really jazzed about the Nationals. +1
Parade Hurray: The Fiesta D.C. festival runs all day Sunday on Pennsylvania Avenue. Myriad Metro delays will hold up revelers, but [...]

Jim Graham, Ted Loza, and Fiesta DC: How They Came Together

Alfonso Aguilar, executive director of Fiesta DC, can only remember one time when Ted Loza was humble.
Loza, the chief of staff to Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham arrested today on bribery charges, had called on Aguilar for a big favor. He wanted the man to give his wife a job.
More than a year ago, Aguilar [...]

Ted Loza on Paid Administrative Leave, Graham Says

Ward 1 Councilmember Jim Graham says he has placed his chief of staff, arrested today in a federal bribery probe, on paid administrative leave, saying he is entitled to a presumption of innocence.
He also reiterated that Ted Loza had not tried to sway him on taxicab legislation: "Nothing that happened that has been alleged whether [...]

Loza’s Wife Worked for Group Receiving Council Earmarks

The wife of Ted Loza, the aide to Jim Graham arrested today on bribery charges, is a paid employee of an organization that has received hundreds of thousands of dollars in D.C. Council-directed earmarks.
Ligia X. Munoz is listed as doing "finances and administration" for Fiesta D.C., the group responsible for putting on the annual Latino [...]