SF Chronicle: These Bay Area residents found new careers during the pandemic — by choice or necessity

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Excerpt: Bryan Garza

“It’s like a game of Whac-A-Mole,” says Bryan Garza of his new position, coordinating upkeep and events for the 645-acre property, which includes a 16-acre garden and a historic mansion. As director of facilities at Filoli in Woodside, a role he took in May, Garza spends his days checking irrigation systems, facilitating lighting and sound for outdoor micro-weddings and maintaining a fleet of carts, trucks and tractors for the property’s 14 horticulturalists. The job came with a cottage on the estate, so he moved to the pastoral area with his wife and baby.

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