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For Immediate Release                                                                President and

                                                                                                     Chief Executive Officer

                                                                                                     (909) 980-4030



CVB Financial Corp.  Announces 60th Consecutive Cash Dividend


Ontario, California, September 16, 2004-CVB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CVBF) announced a thirteen-cent ($0.13) per share dividend for the third quarter of 2004.  The dividend was approved at the regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on September 15, 2004.  It will be payable on October 14, 2004, to shareholders of record as of September 29, 2004.


“This is our 60th consecutive quarterly cash dividend. It 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 $4.3 billion in assets, operates Citizens Business Bank.  Citizens Business Bank is the largest bank headquartered in the Inland Empire. The Company has been widely recognized for its outstanding business and financial performance.


The Citizens Business Bank Wealth Management Group has over $1.1 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