LOS ANGELES, Jul 24, 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 second quarter of 2002, payable on August19, 2002, to stockholders of record on August 7, 2002.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with $11 billion intotal assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is thesecond-largest independent bank headquartered in California. As California'sPremier Private and Business Bank, City National provides banking,investment and trust services through 54 offices in 12 California counties. Thecompany has approximately $18 billion in investment and trust assets undermanagement or administration.

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