Chronicle: Chris Conner

Owens KUZZ/Bakersfield 38-year veteran afternoon host Chris Conner passed away at the age of 70. The station issued this statement: "It is with great sadness and broken hearts that we announce the passing of longtime KUZZ personality, Chris Conner. His high energy and thoughtful spirit will be missed by his family, his colleagues, and the thousands of listeners whom he entertained daily. Chris was in many ways 'The Voice of Bakersfield.' He was on countless commercials for local and national companies and a trusted voice in the community. He was a father, a grandfather, a great grandfather, and a colleague who will be forever missed." Arrangements are pending.