LOS ANGELES, Jan. 24, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio webcast of Chief Executive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the Citigroup Financial Services Conference on Wednesday, January 31, 2007, at 10:30 a.m. (Eastern time).

Investors can access this webcast at the following address:

http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/citigroup/fs07/65204405.cfm

The webcast will be available for replay, starting within 24 hours of the live presentation, through the home page of City National's Website at cnb.com.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with $14.9 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is California's Premier Private and Business Bank(r). City National provides banking, investment and trust services through 54 offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The company and its affiliates manage or administer more than $48 billion in client trust and investment assets, including $27.9 billion under direct management.

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CONTACT: City National Corporation
Investors:
Christopher J. Carey
(310) 888-6777
Chris.Carey@cnb.com
Media:
Cary Walker
(213) 673-7615
Cary.Walker@cnb.com