LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 3, 2002--City NationalCorporation (NYSE: CYN) will present a live webcast of Chief ExecutiveOfficer Russell Goldsmith's presentation to the Goldman SachsFinancial Services Conference on Thursday, December 5, 2002 at noonEastern time (9:00 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this webcast at the following address:

http://customer.ibeam.com/GOLD005/120302a_by/default.asp?speaker=J137B166C155P151H161C155T168C103A111AJB

It also will be available through the home page of the CityNational Corporation site at cnb.com. There it will be available forreplay, starting within 24 hours of the live presentation, throughDecember 11, 2002.

About City National

City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN) is a financial servicescompany with $11.3 billion in total assets. Its wholly ownedsubsidiary, City National Bank, is the second largest independent bankheadquartered in California. As California's Premier Private andBusiness Bank(R), City National provides banking, investment and trustservices through 54 offices, including 11 full-service regionalcenters, in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Thecompany has more than $19 billion in investment and trust assets undermanagement or administration.

For more information about City National, visit the company's Website at cnb.com.

CONTACT:City National CorporationFrank Pekny, 310/888-6700 (Investors)frank.pekny@cnb.comLinda Mueller, 213/833-4719 (Media)linda.mueller@cnb.com