LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 30, 2006--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will release its first-quarter financialresults after the markets close on Wednesday, April 19, 2006. The newsrelease containing these results will be distributed electronicallyvia 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 19, 2006 Time: 2 p.m. Pacific Time (5 p.m. Eastern Time) Duration: 1 hour

Telephone Access: Participants should join the live conferencecall 5 to 10 minutes before its scheduled start. The dial-in number is866-202-1971, and the pass code is 86541110.

Telephone Replay: The call will be recorded and made available forreplay through April 26, 2006. The dial-in number for the replay is888-286-8010. The pass code for the replay is 33545593.

Webcast Access: A listen-only live Webcast of the call will beavailable at www.cnb.com. Starting about two hours after the call, arecorded version will be available for replay until April 19, 2007.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.6 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, provides banking, investment and trust services through55 offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.

CONTACT: City National Corporation
Cary Walker, 213-833-4715
SOURCE: City National Corporation