Salinas Mayor Has Died 06-30-20 00:05 S.S.
Salinas Mayor Joe Gunter reportedly passed away at a local hospital last night. He was elected mayor in 2012, after spending more than 30 years in the Salinas Police Department. This past January he was recognized for his more than 50 years of public service, as well as serving in the Marine Corps in Vietnam before that. Joe Gunter, who is survived by his wife, children, and grandchildren, was 73 years-old.