LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 5, 2006--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio Webcast of ChiefExecutive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the LehmanBrothers 2006 Financial Services Conference on Thursday, September 14,at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern time).

Investors can access this Webcast at the following address:

http://customer.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/091206a_jw/default.asp?entity=citynational

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

About City National

City National Corporation is a financial services company with$14.5 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 through55 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.


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