LOS ANGELES, Oct 23, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) - City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio Webcast of Chief Executive Officer RussellGoldsmith's presentation to the Lehman Brothers Regional Bank Conference onThursday, October 24, 2002 at 1:25 p.m. Eastern time (10:25 a.m. Pacific time).

Investors can access this Webcast at the following address:http://customer.ibeam.com/LEHM002/102302a_byRFD/default.asp?speaker=A137X166U155A151S161S155A168L103P106A

It also will be available through the home page of the City National Corporationsite at cnb.com. There it will be available for replay, starting within 24 hoursof the live presentation, through October 29, 2002.

About City National

City National Corporation (NYSE: CYN) is a financial services company with $11.3billion in total assets. Its wholly owned subsidiary, City National Bank, is thesecond largest independent bank headquartered in California. As California'sPremier Private and Business Bank(R), City National provides banking, investmentand trust services through 54 offices, including 11 full-service regionalcenters, in Southern California and the San Francisco Bay Area. The company hasmore than $19 billion in investment and trust assets under management oradministration.

For more information about City National, visit the company's Web site atcnb.com.

CONTACT: City National Corporation Frank Pekny, 310/888-6700, (Investors) Frank.pekny@cnb.com Cary Walker, 213/833-4715, (Media) Cary.walker@cnb.comURL: http://www.businesswire.comToday's News On The Net - Business Wire's full file on the Internetwith Hyperlinks to your home page.

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