The Mountain View Police Department is encouraging residents and those visiting Mountain View to avoid the area around St. Francis High School, 1885 Miramonte Ave., Saturday afternoon (Aug. 18) due to the increased traffic activity for the private funeral of Capt. Matthew Manoukian. The funeral, not open to the public, begins at 3 p.m. Police estimate more than 1,000 people will be in attendance. "This will be a traditional military funeral and will include a 21-gun salute as well as a military fly over," said Jaime Garrett, public information officer. For more information on the life of Capt. Manoukian, visit www.captainmattmanoukian.com.