LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2004--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio Webcast of ChiefExecutive Officer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the 2004 LehmanBrothers Financial Services Conference on Monday, September 13, at2:15 p.m. Eastern time (11:15 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this Webcast at the following address:http://customer.nvglb.com/LEHM002/091304a_rk/default.asp?entity=CityNationalBank (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary tocopy and paste it into your Internet browser's URL address field. Youmay also need to remove an extra space in the URL if one exists.)

It also will be available for replay, starting within 24 hours ofthe 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$13.5 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 52offices, including 12 full-service regional centers, in SouthernCalifornia, the San Francisco Bay Area and New York City. The companyand its affiliates manage or administer nearly $32 billion of clienttrust and investment assets.

CONTACT: City National Corporation
Christopher J. Carey, 310-888-6777 (Investors)
Chris.carey@cnb.com
Cary Walker, 213-833-4715 (Media)
Cary.walker@cnb.com

SOURCE: City National Corporation