LOS ANGELES, Mar 23, 2007 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will announce its first-quarter 2007 financial results after the markets close on Wednesday, April 18, 2007. A news release containing these results will be distributed electronically via PrimeNewswire.

City National also will host a conference call at 2 p.m. PDT. Analysts and investors may participate in the question-and-answer session. The call will be Webcast live.

Conference Call, Webcast and Replay Information:

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2007

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 (800) 573-4840, and the pass code is 18841371.

Telephone Replay: The call will be recorded and made available for replay through April 25, 2007. The dial-in number for the replay is (888) 286-8010. The pass code for the replay is 38491705.

Webcast Access: A listen-only live Webcast of the call will be available at www.cnb.com. A recorded version for replay will be available within 24 hours after the end of the call until April 18, 2008.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with more than $15 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiaries, City National Bank and Business Bank of Nevada, provide banking, investment and trust services through 61 offices, including 15 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada and New York City.

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SOURCE: City National Corporation

City National Corporation
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