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August 15, 1995
It's not every day a Manhattan Beach resident is invited to dinner with a king, but then Angeta Nilsson, 55, is not your average beach city denizen. In fact, she was recently named Sweden's citizen of the year abroad by an organization headed by King Carl Gustav XVI. Nilsson, the first woman to receive the award in the organization's 57-year history, travels to Sweden this week for an awards ceremony and dinner Saturday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1995
It's not every day a Manhattan Beach resident is invited to dinner with a king, but then Angeta Nilsson, 55, is not your average beach city denizen. In fact, she was recently named Sweden's citizen of the year abroad by an organization headed by King Carl Gustav XVI. Nilsson, the first woman to receive the award in the organization's 57-year history, travels to Sweden this week for an awards ceremony and dinner Saturday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1994 | GORDON DILLOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five minutes after the game ended, the Brazilians were laughing and cheering and doing the samba in the parking lot outside the 14 Below bar in Santa Monica. And Osa Bjurestam was standing there with tears running down the blue and yellow Swedish flag painted on her right cheek.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 14, 1994 | GORDON DILLOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Five minutes after the game ended, the Brazilians were laughing and cheering and doing the samba in the parking lot outside the 14 Below bar in Santa Monica. And Osa Bjurestam was standing there with tears running down the blue and yellow Swedish flag painted on her right cheek.
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April 18, 1997 | SUSAN KANDEL, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Considering that what most of us in the U.S. know about Sweden adds up to the banal triumvirate of Ikea, ABBA and Absolut, "Toy Store: A Swedish Mentality," a show of work by five young Swedes at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, must have seemed like a bang-up idea. Indeed, who can argue with the zippiness of the following?
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February 14, 1993 | Deirdre English, English, a San Francisco-based writer and public radio commentator, co-founded the magazine Mother Jones
Baby Insane is a Neighborhood Crip from San Diego who turned informant; the Buddha is a cop, so tagged by fellow detectives, it is revealed, not for his omniscience but for his belly. Still, the more charitable interpretation of the nickname fits detective Patrick Birse, portrayed as the wise old man of the San Diego Police Department. The cop handled the Crip with threats ("If we're able to convict you, you'll be sitting in a penitentiary, isn't that true? . . .
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