LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2003--City NationalCorporation (NYSE:CYN) announced that it will release fourth-quarterand year-2002 earnings after the close of market on Tuesday, January14, 2003. At 2:00 p.m. PST the same day, the company will host aconference call to discuss highlights of the fourth quarter and year2002. Analysts and investors may dial in and participate in thequestion/answer session. A listen-only live broadcast of the call alsowill be available on the company's website.

Conference Call and Live Webcast Information:

Date: Tuesday, January 14, 2003

Time: 2:00 p.m. PST (5:00 p.m. EST)

Access Information: To access the call, please dial 877/313-6466. Toaccess the webcast, please go to the link on the investor relationspage of City National's website at www.cnb.com.

Replay Information: For those who are unable to participate in thecall/webcast live, a playback of the webcast will be archived on theinvestor relations page of City National's website at www.cnb.com. Thearchive will be available from about 2 hours following the call for aperiod of 2 weeks.

It is recommended that participants dial into the conference callapproximately 5 to 10 minutes prior to the call.

CONTACT:City National CorporationCary Walker, 213/833-4715