November 6, 2001

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Nov. 6, 2001-Southern California Edison (SCE) employees are available to address local groups on a variety of subjects related to the company and the electric industry, including the recent legal settlement and ways to conserve energy during the winter.

"Among other things, our speakers can address electric safety, recent changes in our industry, environmental issues, alternate energy sources, electric transportation, career-day presentations, and energy conservation," said Karen Shepard-Grimes, administrator of the company's speakers' bureau.

The free presentations are available to local service organizations, schools, religious groups, and other civic and community groups.  To arrange for a presentation, call Shepard-Grimes at (626) 302-7892.  Requests also can be submitted using SCE's media Web site at

Due to high demand, it is preferred that requests be made at least four weeks in advance.

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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.