Local Talk

What would you like to see a TED talk about?

lt scottHydrogen-gas cars that are coming this summer.

Scott Oliver, Santa Cruz, Professor








lt barryReconciling growth with the small-town sensibility that Santa Cruz has.

Barry Jackson, Boulder Creek, Winemaker







lt theaI’d like to see a TED talk on local homeless issues.

Thea Mertens, Santa Cruz, Wellness Staff







lt lisaDiagnosing and supporting mental health issues in children.

Lisa Kalmanash, Santa Clara, Teacher







lt roccoI’d like to see TED talks about water. We need to all act together. Great thinkers can put their minds to it.

Rocco Tyndale, Santa Cruz, Flyers

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Matthew is a California native and has lived in Santa Cruz for 34 years. A sculptor, photographer, avid biker and professional disc golfer, he has played tournaments in more than ten states and is the winner of the 2002 New Zealand Championships. 

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