LOS ANGELES, Sep 17, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) - City National Corporation(NYSE:CYN) will present a live audio webcast of Chief Executive Officer RussellGoldsmith's presentation to the RBC Capital Markets Financial InstitutionsConference on Thursday, September 19, 2002 at 10:20 a.m. Eastern time (7:20 a.m.Pacific time).

Investors can access this webcast at http://www.twst.com/econf/mm/dr8/cyn.html.It also will be available through the home page of the City National Corporationsite at www.cnb.com. There it will be available for replay, starting within 24hours of the live presentation, through September 20, 2002.

About City National

City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) is a financial services company with $11billion 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(SM), City National provides banking,investment and trust services through 54 offices in Southern California and theSan Francisco Bay Area. The company has approximately $18 billion in investmentand trust assets under management or administration.

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