LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 26, 2001--The board ofdirectors of City National Corp. (NYSE:CYN) today announced aquarterly common stock cash dividend of $0.185 per share for thesecond quarter of 2001, payable on Aug. 20, 2001, to stockholders ofrecord on Aug. 8, 2001.

About City National

City National Corp. is a publicly owned corporation with $9.1billion in total assets whose stock is traded on the New York StockExchange under the symbol "CYN." The corporation's wholly ownedsubsidiary, City National Bank, is California's Premier Private andBusiness Bank(SM).

City National Bank, which provides banking, trust and investmentservices, has 49 California offices located in Contra Costa, LosAngeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Francisco,San Mateo, Santa Clara and Ventura counties.

For more information about the corporation visit the company's Website at cnb.com.

CONTACT:City National Bank
Mary Schaubert, 213/833-4710
or
Abernathy MacGregor Group
Jim Lucas, 213/630-6550