It has been a long, expensive road, but Dennis Lluy is set to open the newly renovated Yost Theater in April of this year, according to his website. The Chase family, who own the Yost, are adding a restaurant and bar service to the historic venue, under Lluy’s direction.
One would think this would be a proud moment for the City of Santa Ana, but Anaheim blogger Gabriel San Roman wrote yet another post about the Yost, over at the OC Weekly this time, questioning Lluy’s motives.
Did the City of Santa Ana rip off the original owners of the Yost, the Olivos family, when they were compelled to sell the Yost, back in 1985, as they could not afford the renovations that City officials deemed necessary? Yes, it would appear so. However, that cannot be reversed. Isn’t it time to move on? Continue reading