Talking to the Homeless JUDITH FREEMAN, Freeman is a novelist and short-story writer. The book she refers to in her journal has recently been published by W. W. Norton under the title "The Chinchilla Farm."
TREKS : Thar She Blows! JUDITH SIMS and Departures: 22nd Street Landing, 141 W. 22nd St., San Pedro, (213) 832-8304; Star Party Cruises' smaller Pacifica, from Seaport Village, 140 Marina Dr., Long Beach, (213) 428-3782; Redondo Sport Fishing's smaller Voyager, from 233 N. Harbor Dr., Redondo Beach, (213) 372-2111; Catalina Cruises' big boats, from Catalina Landing, 330 Golden Shore Blvd., Long Beach, (213) 547-0802. and
Who Is Liable for Damages From Water Leak? JAN HICKENBOTTOM, Hickenbottom is past president of the Greater Los Angeles chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI), a national nonprofit research and educational organization
Remembering a Man Who Was 'One of a Kind' QUINCY JONES, Thursday is the 25th anniversary of Nat King Cole's death. To help mark this occasion, Calendar asked Quincy Jones to write a remembrance of the singer.
Defense 'Conversion Plan' Flawed MURRAY WEIDENBAUM, MURRAY WEIDENBAUM is Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of American Business at Washington University in St. Louis