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Contents

1948–1951 1951–1952 1952–1954 1954–1956 1956–1959 1959–1962 1962–1964
1948–1951 1951–1952 1952–1954 1954–1956 1956–1959 1959–1962 1962–1964
1964–1967 1967–1968 1968–1969 1969–1970 1970–1976 1976–1979 1979–1983
1964–1967 1967–1968 1968–1969 1969–1970 1970–1976 1976–1979 1979–1983
1983–1986 1986–1989 1989–1995 1995–2003 2003–2013 2013–present
1983–1986 1986–1989 1989–1995 1995–2003 2003–2013 2013–present

KFI-TV

1948–1951

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Channel 9 originally signed on the air on August 25, 1948 as KFI-TV, originally owned by Earle C. Anthony alongside KFI radio (640 AM).

KHJ-TV

1951–1952

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1952–1954

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1954–1956

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1956–1959

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1959–1962

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1962–1964

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The "9" style was later reused for KUSA from 1966 to 1974, and later WWOR-TV from 2002 to 2006.

1964–1967

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1967–1968

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1968–1969

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1969–1970

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1970–1976

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1976–1979

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1979–1983

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1983–1986

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1986–1989

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KCAL-TV

1989–1995

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In the midst of RKO's corporate issues, the company reached terms to sell KHJ-TV to Westinghouse Broadcasting in November 1985. However, the protracted legal issues delayed FCC action on the transfer and Westinghouse ultimately withdrew its offer. In July 1988, the FCC allowed the transfer in a complicated settlement deal: the station's license was awarded to Fidelity, with Disney then eventually purchasing the license from Fidelity and KHJ-TV's intellectual property and physical assets from RKO. After the purchase, the company changed the station's callsign to the current KCAL-TV on December 2, 1989. This '9' logo has been the only logo the station has used as KCAL-TV, undergoing a few changes to its secondary elements since.

1995–2003

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In 1996, The Walt Disney Company purchased Capital Cities/ABC, owners of KABC-TV (channel 7). Due to FCC regulations at the time that barred the ownership of two television stations in the same media market, Disney purchased KABC-TV and chose to divest KCAL, which was purchased by Young Broadcasting (which Disney owned a stake in at the time) on May 14, 1996, for $385 million. However, after the purchase of KRON-TV in San Francisco in 2000, Young Broadcasting sold KCAL-TV to CBS on February 14, 2002, which the sale was finalized on June 1, 2002, resulting in a duopoly with the network's West Coast flagship station KCBS-TV (channel 2).

2003–present

Designer:  Viacom, CBS
Typography:  Helvetica

In 2002, Viacom Stations Group purchased KCAL from Young Broadcasting. This made KCAL a sister station to CBS' West Coast flagship station, KCBS. In 2003, KCAL recieved a new logo featuring the so-called "CBS Mandate" which was inteoduced that year.

2003–2013

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2013–present

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