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GCS Clothing is moving out of the Santora building

GCS Santa Ana opened its doors in April, 2009 at the historic Santora Arts Building.  However they are now closing their doors – they are the latest victims of Jack Jakosky, the Newport Beach developer and property owner who bought the Santora Arts Building last year.
GCS has a store in Pomona and they are apparently […]

 
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Santa Ana artist rips Santora building owner Jack Jakosky

By: Theo Hirsch, Santa Ana artist and musician
On [Santa Ana] Art walk nights, Jack “JackOffCity” Jakosky sits in the Santora Basement scouring at all of the people who come downstairs with his Nazi/German [looking] girlfriend, like some paranoid wannabe-Hitler figure who can’t really communicate to anyone (a guy like this would probably imprison the planet […]

 
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Jakosky kills musical acts at the Santora building unless he is control

The extent to which the owner of the Santora Arts building, Jack Jakosky, has acted to squelch any creativity or fun at what used to the heart of the Downtown Santa Ana Artists Village cannot be understated.  But now we can get a glimpse of Jakosky’s banality with a series of emails that were exchanged […]

 
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The Santora artists’ evictions turn into a Civil War in the Artists Village

Sandra Pocha Peña Sarmiento
A civil war has broken out in Santa Ana’s Artists Village and it all started with a comment posted by Sandra “Pocha” Peña Sarmiento (yes she has a lot of names) over at the OC Weekly, under the pen name “Pocharte.”  Here is the now infamous comment:
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This is truly a sad development. Matt’s […]

 
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Can a bunch of L.A. musicians restore the Santora’s reputation?

[ February 22, 2014; 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]

Well it looks like Jack Jakosky, the owner of the Santora building who has made headlines recently for whitewashing a mural and evicting artists, is going to try to salvage his reputation by bringing in a bunch of musicians from Los Angeles.

Here is the press release issued by the Grand Central Art Center regarding this event:

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The DTSA artists should have supported Newsong’s attempt to buy the Santora

Hindsight, as they say, is 20/20.  Who knew that the attempt by Irvine’s Newsong Church to buy the historic Downtown Santa Ana Santora Arts Building was something artists should have supported?  At the time the artists flipped out.  But now the screws are being put to them by Jack Jakosky, the wealthy Newport Beach resident […]

 
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DTSA imploding as restaurants close and artists are evicted

The party is over at The Crosby
The hipsters and gentrifiers are trying to argue that all is well in Downtown Santa Ana, in the wake of the brutal murder of Kim Pham, who was literally kicked in the head until she went into a coma, in front of The Crosby, a bar/restaurant.  She later died […]

 
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Jakosky once paid for murals based on Newport Beach, for a public school

The Santora Mural may be gone but last night, during the Artists Village Art Walk, artists and supporters gathered to pay homage to the artwork, which was whitewashed by the new owner of the Santora building, Jack Jakosky.
The artists cleverly set up a projector to recreate the image of the destroyed mural, on the now white […]

 
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DTSA artist hits back at the Santora building’s owner, who destroyed a mural

Jack Jakoffcity won’t stop ejaculating all over Santa Ana
By: Theo Hirsch

The new owner of the Santora and Ramona building of DTSA, Jack Jakoffcity (Jack Jakosky), destroyed the best open mic in southern California. We had a weekly gig going on downstairs. It was an event that began attracting some amazing talent, talent that you rarely […]

 
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Updated: The new Santora building owner paints over a mural and a gallery

This is where the Santora mural used to be
When Newport Beach resident Jack Jakosky bought the Santora building, in October of this year, he told the Voice of OC that “I want to increase the number of art-related tenants,” Jakosky said. “It needs to go back to its roots, frankly, and that’s my objective.”
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Santora Arts building sold to a Newport Beach resident who supports the arts

The Santora Arts Building, the iconic Spanish Colonial style building that anchors Santa Ana’s downtown Artists Village, has been sold to Newport Beach resident Jack Jakosky, according to the Voice of OC.
Jakosky said in a brief interview that he wants to rekindle the building’s art scene, which has been declining in recent years as other […]

 
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