Mercury News: Biden-Xi APEC meeting will take place at Filoli estate and gardens. Here’s a look at the grand Peninsula mansion’s history

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Excerpt: Bonnie Glaser, managing director of the Indo-Pacific program at the German Marshall Fund, told the Associated Press that the location likely has met Xi’s expectations for a private meeting with Biden away from the main summit venue. “It appears to be a quiet, secluded estate, where Biden and Xi can have an intimate conversation in a relaxed environment,” she said.