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Community Calendar Announcement

December 12, 2003

Dear Editor / Publisher:

If your publication, radio or television station offers a calendar of community events, you may want to include news of the following conference.

The Committee overseeing the Application for Certification for the proposed San Joaquin Valley Energy Center Power Plant Project will hold a public conference to discuss the Presiding Member's Proposed Decision on:

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2003
Beginning at 1:30 p.m.
California Energy Commission
Hearing Room B
1516 Ninth Street
Sacramento, California
(Wheelchair Accessible)

Members of the public and other interested agencies are invited to participate and provide comments. Those who wish further information about how to participate should contact Margret J. Kim, the Commission's Public Adviser, at (916) 654-4489, toll free in California at (800) 822-6228, or by email at: pao@energy.state.ca.us.

The San Joaquin Valley Energy Center, planned by Calpine, would be a 1,087-megawatt, natural gas-fired, combined-cycle power plant that would sell its power in the open market. The proposed location is an 85-acre parcel in the city of San Joaquin in Fresno County near the Mendota Wildlife Management Area.

The Commission's website contains current information on the proposed project at:

www.energy.ca.gov/sitingcases/sanjoaquin/

Please contact me at (916) 654-4989 if you prefer to have your name removed from our list. Thank you.

Sincerely,


Chris Davis
Information Officer



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