ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 14, 2000-The Board of Directors of Southern California Edison Company, a subsidiary of Edison International, today declared a quarterly dividend of $1.8075 per share on the 7.23% series of $100 cumulative preferred stock. 

This dividend is payable Jan. 31, 2001 to shareholders of record on Jan. 5, 2001.

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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.