February 8, 2001

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Feb. 8, 2001- Southern California Edison (SCE) will hold an "invitation-only" telephone conference call tomorrow for holders of SCE's 5-7/8% senior unsecured notes and maturing commercial paper.  Although two-way participation in the telephone call is limited to holders of SCE 5-7/8% notes and SCE commercial paper only, all other interested parties are invited to participate in a "listen-only mode" through a simultaneous Webcast on the company's Web site, www.edisoninvestor.com.

  • Subject: "Update on the California Electricity Crisis"
  • When:  Friday, February 9
  • Time:  1:30 p.m. PST

In addition to the "live" simulcast, telephone replays of this call will be available through Friday, March 2, at the following numbers:

 (877) 693-4277 - for callers in the U.S.
 (402) 220-0042 - for international callers.

 Please use pin number 5007.

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An Edison International company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation's largest electric utilities, serving a population of more than 11 million via 4.3 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within central, coastal and Southern California.  For more information on the California electricity crisis, see "www.sce.com."