LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2003--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will release its third-quarter financialresults after the close of market on Wednesday, October 15, 2003. Thenews release containing these results will be distributedelectronically via Business Wire. City National also will host aconference call at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time. Analysts and investors maydial in and participate in the question/answer session. A listen-onlylive broadcast of the call will be available on the company's website.

Conference Call, Live Webcast and Replay Information:

Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2003

Time: 2:00 p.m. PT (5:00 p.m. ET)

Duration: 1 hour

Telephone Access: To join the conference call, please dial (877) 313-6466. Participants should dial into the call 5 to 10 minutes before its scheduled start.

Webcast Access: To listen to the live webcast, please go to the link on City National's website at www.cnb.com.

Replay Information: Those who are unable to participate live can listen to a replay of the archived webcast at www.cnb.com. The archived webcast will be available for 12 months, starting about 2 hours after the call.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$12.4 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is the second largest independent bank headquartered inCalifornia. As California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R), CityNational provides banking, investment and trust services through 54offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. At June 30,2003, the company had $26.2 billion in investment and trust assetsunder management or administration.

CONTACT: City National Corporation Cary Walker, 213-833-4715 Cary.Walker@cnb.com SOURCE: City National Corporation