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News - July 11, 2014

Around Town

A MUSICAL REINCARNATION ... Palo Alto's beloved summertime Brown Bag concert series, which the city pulled the plug on in 2006, returned this week. The new series, dubbed Cogswell Concerts, are being held in downtown's Cogswell Plaza on Lytton Avenue each Thursday at noon and last about an hour. The free concerts started yesterday, July 10, and will continue through Sept. 11. The reincarnated series was made possible by a partnership between the Palo Alto Downtown Business and Professional Association, the City of Palo Alto, the Palo Alto Recreation Foundation, West Coast Songwriters and the Stanford Federal Credit Union, which "has generously underwritten the event," the concert's website reads. Performances will include Spangalang (July 17), an R&B-pop-jazz fusion band led by Santana lead singer Tony Lindsay; the four-man Johnny Neri Band (July 24) and San Francisco singer/songwriter Kaitlin McGraw (Aug. 7), among others. For the full schedule, go to

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