LOS ANGELES, Apr 25, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The board of directors of CityNational Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced a quarterly common stock cashdividend of $0.195 per share for the first quarter of 2002, payable on May 20,2002, to stockholders of record on May 8, 2002.

About City National

City National Corporation has $11.2 billion in total assets. The company'swholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is California's Premier Private andBusiness Bank(R), providing banking, trust and investment services through morethan 50 offices in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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