LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 8, 2002--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio webcast of ChiefFinancial Officer Frank Pekny's presentation to the U.S. Bancorp PiperJaffray Financial Services Conference on Tuesday, November 12, 2002 at1:50 p.m. Eastern time (10:50 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this webcast at the following address:http://webcast.ibeam.com/starthere.asp?pres=20792&template=pjc&exit=http://cnb.com

(Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy andpaste this hyperlink into your Internet browser's URL address field.)

It also will be available through the home page of the CityNational Corporation site at www.cnb.com. There it will be availablefor replay, starting within 24 hours of the live presentation, throughNovember 15, 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 www.cnb.com.

CONTACT:City National CorporationFrank Pekny, 310/888-6700 (investors)Frank.pekny@cnb.comorCary Walker, 213/833-4715 (media)Cary.walker@cnb.com