LOS ANGELES, Sep 23, 2008 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX News Network) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) is scheduled to announce its third-quarter 2008 financial results after the markets close on Thursday, October 23, 2008. A news release containing these results will be distributed electronically via GlobeNewswire.

City National also will host a conference call at 2 p.m. PDT. Analysts and investors may participate in the question-and-answer session. The call will be Webcast live.

Conference Call, Webcast and Replay Information:

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2008

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 (866) 393-6804, and the Conference ID is 64856245.

Telephone Replay: The call will be recorded and made available for replay through October 29, 2008. The dial-in number for the replay is (800) 642-1687. The Conference ID for the replay is 64856245.

Webcast Access: A listen-only live Webcast of the call will be available at www.cnb.com. A recorded version for replay will be available within 24 hours after the end of the call until O October 23, 2009.

About City National

City National Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is backed by $16.3 billion in total assets, and provides banking, investment and trust services through 62 offices, including 15 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area, Nevada and New York City. The company and its eight majority-owned investment affiliates manage or administer $53.5 billion in client investment assets, including nearly $34 billion under direct management. For more information about City National, visit the company's Website at cnb.com.

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SOURCE: City National Corporation

City National Corporation
Media Contact:
Linda Mueller
(213) 673-7619
Linda.Mueller@cnb.com