LOS ANGELES, Apr 04, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will release itsfirst-quarter financial results after the markets close on Wednesday,April 20, 2005. The news release containing these results will bedistributed electronically via Business Wire.

City National also will host a conference call at 2 p.m. PacificTime. Analysts and investors may participate in the question/answersession. The call will be Webcast live.

Conference Call, Webcast and Replay Information:

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2005

Time: 2 p.m. Pacific Time (5 p.m. Eastern Time)

Duration: 1 hour

Telephone Access: Participants should join the live conference call 5 to 10 minutes before its scheduled start. The dial-in number is 866-800-8652, and the pass code is 59502398.

Telephone Replay: The call will be recorded and made available for replay through April 27, 2005. The dial-in number for the replay is 888-286-8010. The pass code for the replay is 95482884.

Webcast Access: A listen-only live Webcast of the call will be available at www.cnb.com. Starting about two hours after the call, a recorded version will be available for replay until April 20, 2006.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.2 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 52offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.

SOURCE: City National Corporation

City National Corporation
Cary Walker, 213-833-4715