California's position within the Affordable Care Act, although much smoother than other States, will be presented by experts on the topic regarding the status of our involvement and successes so far. Providing status reports on the implementation of “Covered California” (the Affordable Care Act in California) and local resources will be Dr. Takashi Wada, Director of the Santa Barbara Public Health Department and Paul Jaconette, Chief Operating Officer of CenCal, formerly Santa Barbara Regional Health Authority. Come to the free League of Women Voters FORUM at Louise Lowry Davis Center, 1323 De la Vina, Santa Barbara, Wednesday, January 15, noon-2 pm. Please bring your own brown bag lunch, and cookies and beverages will be provided. Parking at the center is free.For more information, contact Carole Marks @ 805-682-1228.