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Idea sinks for Soap Box Derby track

Original post made on Dec 31, 2008

Mountain View's Soap Box Derby organizers have pretty much given up on a plan to build a permanent track near Shoreline Park on a former garbage dump site known as Crittenden Hill.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 29, 2008, 9:24 PM

Comments

Posted by Liz, a resident of North Whisman
on Dec 31, 2008 at 8:28 am

The Hetch Hetchy right of way at 450 Whisman Road is as flat as a pancake. Don't you need a sizeable hill for soap box derby races?


Posted by MV'in, a resident of Whisman Station
on Dec 31, 2008 at 9:19 pm

No Google to the rescue for this one? Come on Goog, what a great PR gig this would be.


Posted by JK, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jan 1, 2009 at 12:14 pm

Maybe when Google finally builds their multi-level ultra-Green building over on Shoreline and Charleston (Web Link) they can include a gigantic soap box derby ramp that goes east over the Stevens Creek Trail and exits onto Moffett Field. It could then be similar to the fireman poles Google has in their buildings now and be used by their employees for efficient and easy access to their new 1.2 million square foot complex to be built over at Moffett Field (Web Link).