LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 9, 2005--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio Webcast of ChiefExecutive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the LehmanBrothers 2005 Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, September 13,at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern time).

Investors can access this Webcast at the following address:http://customer.talkpoint.com/LEHM002/091305a_cs/default.asp?entity=CityNational. (Due to its length, this URL may need to becopied/pasted into your Internet browser's address field. Remove theextra space if one exists.)

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$14.5 billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, CityNational Bank, is the second largest independent bank headquartered inCalifornia. As California's Premier Private and Business Bank(R), CityNational provides banking, investment and trust services through 54offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage more than $17 billion of client trust andinvestment assets. Assets under management or administration amount to$37 billion.

City National Corporation
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SOURCE: City National Corporation