Santa Ana artist Theo Hirsch has published a new post about the owner of the Santora building, Jack Jakosky, and I learned a few things while reading it.
It turns out that “Jakosky comes to the Santora building himself, with his girlfriend weekdays and weekends, in order to shut down the building and lock the bathrooms.” Jakosky is a very wealthy man, but he comes to Santa Ana himself to secure the Santora building? That is pretty odd.
While Jakosky has cleaned up and repaired the Santora he has also killed what used to be a fun art scene at the venerable arts building. As Theo pointed out, the Santora now looks like a jail. Continue reading