LOS ANGELES, Nov 08, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audioWebcast of Chief Executive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation tothe Merrill Lynch Banking & Financial Services Conference onWednesday, November 15, 2006, at 2:35 p.m. (Eastern time).

Investors can access this Webcast at the following address:http://www.veracast.com/webcasts/ml/banking06/98208249.cfm

The Webcast will be available for replay, starting within 24 hoursof the live presentation, through the home page of City National'sWebsite at cnb.com.

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.6 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R).City National provides banking, investment and trust services through54 offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage or administer more than $47 billion inclient trust and investment assets, including nearly $27 billion underdirect management.

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