SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK
Atwater Council member Gary Frago makes a statement during the council meeting Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, in Atwater, Calif. Frago announced he will step down as Mayor Pro Tem following a storm of protests after he sent racist emails to city staffers, fellow council members and others.
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Atwater Council member Gary Frago makes a statement during the council meeting Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, in Atwater, Calif. Frago announced he will step down as Mayor Pro Tem following a storm of protests after he sent racist emails to city staffers, fellow council members and others. Merced Sun-Star
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Atwater Council member Gary Frago makes a statement during the council meeting Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, in Atwater, Calif. Frago announced he will step down as Mayor Pro Tem following a storm of protests after he sent racist emails to city staffers, fellow council members and others. Merced Sun-Star

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August 11, 2009 04:55 PM