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December 31, 1994 | SCOTT SHIBUYA BROWN
One winter's night 30 years ago, Hal Noble Ector, a young man wanted by the police for marijuana possession, stole a friend's conga drum and slipped quietly out of South-Central Los Angeles. That drum both began his exile and gave him a life. Ector's exile from Los Angeles would take him many places--San Francisco, Guadalajara, Port-au-Prince and New York--but he clung to his drum and kept playing.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 2, 1995
One winter's night 30 years ago, Hal Noble Ector, a young man wanted by the police for marijuana possession, stole a friend's conga drum and slipped quietly out of South-Central Los Angeles. That drum both began his exile and gave him a life. Ector's exile from Los Angeles would take him many places--San Francisco, Guadalajara, Port-au-Prince and New York--but he clung to his drum and kept playing.
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May 23, 1993 | BEVERLY BEYER and ED RABEY
With all the rightful attention and study given the Mayan cultural centers of Chichen Itza, Uxmal and Palenque on the Yucatan Peninsula, much less is known about the Olmecs, considered to be the mother culture of Mesoamerica, probably because their Mexican temple sites (dating to 1300 BC) pre-date those of the Maya by almost a millennium. Olmecs receive their just due and more at the Jalapa Anthropology Museum in this capital city of Veracruz state, just inland from the Gulf of Mexico coast.
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