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Cover Story - October 23, 2019

Non-stop re-invention

Woodside's Jerry Anderson is a physicist by training and a computer hardware and software developer by vocation, but he's used retirement as a chance to branch out

by Rick Radin

At the peak of his career as a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, Jerry Anderson had a heart attack and decided to slow down. But the desire to stay active won out when he and his wife, Anne, bought land next door to their home in Woodside and started a vineyard called Chaine d'Or.

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Posted by kirkedmondson
a resident of Woodside: Skywood/Skylonda
on Oct 24, 2019 at 5:20 am

Great thought on the pool water source for a high pressure roof sprinkler system to "protect" a house during a fire. My guess is that in some cases an evacuation will be ordered more than eight hours (the run time for the system) before the fire arrives at the house. This could be solved if there was a thermostat installed that triggered the system to start when key parameters were hit.


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