Articles Tagged With ‘Katcho Achadjian’

Brown signs Achadjian rape bill into law

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill co-authored by Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian Monday, which closes a loophole in state rape law. AB 65, authored by Achadjian and Assemblywoman Bonnie Lowenthal, reverses an 1872 law that allowed men to... (Continue reading)

CalCoastNews wins media award

CalCoastNews won an award for Media Advocate of the Year from the Area Agency on Aging, following a series of stories regarding the treatment of the homeless in San Luis Obispo County. The award, recognizing the news site’s coverage of... (Continue reading)

Rape bill seeks to remedy loophole

A loophole in the state’s rape law would be plugged by a proposal from a Democratic legislator which passed the Senate Monday on a 37-0 vote. (Sacramento Bee) The bill by Sen. Doreen Evans of Santa Rosa is similar to... (Continue reading)

Katcho spends spring break in Cuba with powerful lobbyist

Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian traveled to Cuba during the legislature’s spring break with a California lobbyist who is heavily invested in the country. [CalWatchdog] Achadjian joined Democratic State Senator Cathleen Galgiani on the trip to Cuba led by founder... (Continue reading)

Achadjian to lead effort to change rape law

Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian plans to introduce a bill that would expand the definition of rape to include impersonating the victim’s boyfriend, fiancé or significant other. [LA Times] Last week, a California state appeals court overturned the rape conviction... (Continue reading)