Press Release                                                            Contact:  D. Linn Wiley

For Immediate Release                                                   President and

                                                                                         Chief Executive Officer

                                                                                          (909) 980-4030





CVB Financial Corp. Announces 62nd Consecutive Cash Dividend


Ontario, California, March 21, 2005-CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF) announced an eleven-cent ($0.11) per share dividend for the first quarter of 2005.  The dividend was approved at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on

March 18, 2005.  It will be payable on April 18, 2005 to shareholders of record as of

April 4, 2005.


“This is our 62nd consecutive quarterly dividend and reflects the confidence of our Board of Directors in the continued superior performance of CVB Financial Corp.,” said D. Linn Wiley, President and Chief Executive Officer.


CVB Financial Corp., with $4.51 billion in assets, operates Citizens Business Bank.  Citizens Business Bank is the largest bank headquartered in the Inland Empire.  It is the dominant community bank in the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County and Central Valley areas of California.


The Citizens Business Bank Wealth Management Group has over $1.2 billion in assets under administration.  The Company also operates Golden West Financial Services.  Golden West Financial Services provides auto leasing, equipment leasing and real estate loan brokerage services.


Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of CVBF.  For more information, please visit our website at