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    Produce Exec Elected Mayor of Salinas

    SALINAS, Calif. - Radicchio grower Dennis Donohue became the first new mayor here in eight years, after defeating city councilwoman Maria Giuriato in Tuesday's election.

    SALINAS, Calif. - Radicchio grower Dennis Donohue became the first new mayor here in eight years, after defeating city councilwoman Maria Giuriato in Tuesday's election.

    In agribusiness since 1988, Donohue worked for River Ranch, Fresh Express and Fresh Western before joining European Vegetable Specialties (EVS) in 1996. Two years later, he was named president of EVS, a privately held company that is currently among the largest producers of radicchio in the world, with growing operations and customers in North and South American, Europe and the Pacific Rim.

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