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Eaton Vance California Municipal Bond Fund II Report Of Earnings

       Eaton Vance California Municipal Bond Fund II Report Of Earnings

PR Newswire

BOSTON, March 8, 2013

BOSTON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Eaton Vance California Municipal Bond
Fund II (NYSE MKT: EIA) (the "Fund"), a closed-end management investment
company, today announced the earnings of the Fund for the three months ended
December 31, 2012. The Fund's fiscal year ends on September 30, 2013.

For the three months ended December 31, 2012, the Fund had net investment
income of $737,457 ($0.190 per common share). From this amount, the Fund paid
dividends on preferred shares of $17,620 (equal to $0.005 for each common
share), resulting in net investment income after the preferred dividends of
$719,837, or $0.185 per common share. In comparison, for the three months
ended December 31, 2011, the Fund had net investment income of $763,310
($0.197 per common share). From this amount, the Fund paid dividends on
preferred shares of $13,663 (equal to $0.004 for each common share), resulting
in net investment income after the preferred dividends of $749,647, or $0.193
per common share.

Net realized and unrealized gains for the three months ended December 31, 2012
were $24,025 ($0.006 per common share). In comparison, net realized and
unrealized gains for the three months ended December 31, 2011 were $1,074,473
($0.277 per common share).

On December 31, 2012, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were
$52,066,407. The net asset value per common share on December 31, 2012 was
$13.40 based on 3,884,331 common shares outstanding. In comparison, on
December 31, 2011, net assets of the Fund applicable to common shares were
$46,533,570. The net asset value per common share on December 31, 2011 was
$11.99 based on 3,882,261 common shares outstanding.

The Fund periodically makes certain performance data and information about
portfolio characteristics available on www.eatonvance.com (on the fund
information page under "Individual Investors – Closed-End Funds"). Fund
portfolio holdings for the most recent month-end are also posted to the
website approximately 30 days following month-end.

The Fund is managed by Eaton Vance Management, a subsidiary of Eaton Vance
Corp. (NYSE: EV), based in Boston, one of the oldest investment management
firms in the United States, with a history dating back to 1924. Eaton Vance
and its affiliates managed $247.8 billion in assets as of January 31, 2013
offering individuals and institutions a broad array of investment strategies
and wealth management solutions. The Company's long record of providing
exemplary service and attractive returns through a variety of market
conditions has made Eaton Vance the investment manager of choice for many of
today's most discerning investors. For more information about Eaton Vance,
visit www.eatonvance.com.

EATON VANCE CALIFORNIA MUNICIPAL BOND FUND II
SUMMARY OF RESULTS OF OPERATIONS
(in thousands, except per share amounts)
                                           Three Months    Three Months Ended
                                           Ended
                                          December 31,     December 31,
                                           2012            2011
Net investment income                      $    737     $    763
Net realized and unrealized gains
(losses)
 on investments                           24              1,074
Preferred dividends paid from net          (18)            (14)
investment income
    Net increase (decrease) in net assets
     from operations                      $    743     $  1,823
Earnings per Common Share Outstanding
Net investment income                     $  0.190      $  0.197
Net realized and unrealized gains
(losses)
 on investments                           0.006           0.277
Preferred dividends paid from net          (0.005)         (0.004)
investment income
    Net increase (decrease) in net assets
     from operations                      $  0.191      $  0.470
Net investment income                      $  0.190      $  0.197
Preferred dividends paid from net          (0.005)         (0.004)
investment income
Net investment income after preferred      $  0.185      $  0.193
dividends
Net Asset Value at December 31 (Common
Shares)
    Net assets                            $  52,066      $  46,534
    Shares outstanding                    3,884           3,882
    Net asset value per share outstanding  $  13.40      $  11.99
Market Value Summary (Common Shares)
    Market price on NYSE MKT at December   $  14.93      $  12.77
    31
    High market price (period ended        $  15.50      $  12.77
    December 31)
    Low market price (period ended         $  13.75      $  11.85
    December 31)



SOURCE Eaton Vance Management

Website: http://www.eatonvance.com
Contact: Investors, +1-800-262-1122
 
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