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News - August 20, 2021

After receiving vulgar phone calls and death threat, Palo Alto council member is speaking out

Menlo Park man pleads 'no contest' to charge of harassing Lydia Kou

by Sue Dremann

Palo Alto City Council member Lydia Kou is accustomed to speaking her mind on local policy issues, from housing to local retail protections. But it's taken her nearly a year to decide to come forward about a painful criminal case in which she was the target of sexual harassment and a death threat.

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