LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 8, 2003--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will release its first-quarter financialresults after the close of market on Tuesday, April 15, 2003. Thecompany also will host a conference call at 2:00 p.m. PDT. Analystsand investors may dial in and participate in the question/answersession. A listen-only live broadcast of the call will be available onthe company's website.

Conference Call, Live Webcast and Replay Information: Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 Time: 2:00 p.m. PDT (5:00 p.m. EDT) Duration: 1 hour Telephone Access: To join the conference call, please dial 877/313-6466. Participants should dial into the call 5 to 10 minutes before its scheduled start. Webcast Access: To listen to the live webcast, please go to the link on City National's website at www.cnb.com. Replay Information: Those who are unable to participate live can listen to a replay of the archived webcast at www.cnb.com. The archived webcast will be available from about 2 hours following the call until 2:00 p.m. (PDT) on April 29, 2003.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$11.9 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 54offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyhas nearly $26 billion in investment and trust assets under managementor administration.

 CONTACT: City National Corporation Cary Walker, 213/833-4715 Cary.Walker@cnb.com SOURCE: City National Corporation