December 19, 2003

ROSEMEAD, Calif., Dec. 19, 2003— Southern California Edison (SCE) today announced that it intends to redeem all of its outstanding 8⅜% Junior Subordinated Deferrable Interest Debentures, Series A, Due 2044 (the “QUIDS”), on Monday, Jan. 26, 2004, at a redemption price of 100% of the principal amount, plus accrued interest to the redemption date.

Payment will be made on or after Jan. 26, 2004, upon surrender of the QUIDS at the offices of the trustee, as follows:

By U. S. Mail By Overnight or Courier Delivery

Bank One Trust Company, NA
Corporate Trust Operations
P. O. Box 710184
Columbus, OH 43271-0184

Bank One/CTOSuite
1-N (OH1-01840)
1111 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240

The trustee’s customer service telephone number is 1-800-346-5153.

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An Edison International (NYSE:EIX) company, Southern California Edison is one of the nation’s largest electric utilities, serving a population of more than 12 million via 4.5 million customer accounts in a 50,000-square-mile service area within central, coastal and Southern California.