Politics & Government

Many still want California councilman to quit over racist e-mails

ATWATER -- Much of the furor over a series of racist e-mails forwarded by Atwater City Councilman Gary Frago to city staff and a county official may have died down, but those calling for his resignation are staying vigilant.

At Monday night's City Council meeting -- and the previous meeting -- calls for Frago's resignation continued despite his apologies, resignation as mayor pro tem and participation in racial sensitivity classes.

Napoleon Washington, the president of Merced's chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, in no uncertain terms repeated his group's call for Frago to step down.

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