LOS ANGELES, Dec 19, 2006 (PrimeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will announce its fourth-quarter and year-end 2006 financial results after the markets close on Tuesday, January 23, 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. Pacific Time. Analysts and investors may participate in the question/answer session. The call will be webcast live.

Conference Call, Webcast and Replay Information:

 Date: Tuesday, January 23, 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) 706-7741, and the pass code is 35592070. Telephone Replay: The call will be recorded and made available for replay through January 30, 2007. The dial-in number for the replay is (888) 286-8010. The pass code for the replay is 65880172. 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 January 23, 2008.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with $14.6 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, provides banking, investment and trust services through 54 offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City.

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SOURCE: City National Corporation

City National Corporation
Cary Walker
(213) 673-7615