When not manning Venice Neighborhood Council (VNC) election boxes, being a key player in the Venice Chamber of Commerce’s (VCC) controversial takeover of the VNC, or evicting rent stabilized tenants from their homes, former Venice Chamber President Carl Lambert may now add fighting criminal charges to his list of activities.
Los Angeles City attorneys filed a lawsuit against property owner and Carl Lambert, alleging he refused to comply with orders telling him to stop operating Venice Suites, a 32-unit apartment building at 417 Ocean Front Walk, as a hotel and advertising it as one on the Internet.
The City Attorney also sued the owners and managers of Venice Beach Suites, 1305 Ocean Front Walk, alleging that William Andrew Layman, Rose Layman and Matthew Moore advertised the 30-unit apartment building online as a hotel.
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