LOS ANGELES, Jul 28, 2004 (BUSINESS WIRE) - The board ofdirectors of City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.32 per share, payable onAugust 23, 2004 to stockholders of record on August 11, 2004.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$13.5 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 53offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage or administer more than $31 billion ofclient trust and investment assets.

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