Woman is rescued in Bay off of Crown beach

Alameda police and firefighters rescued a woman in San Francisco Bay off Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach on March 20.

The fully clothed woman was about 125 yards off shore when two police officers, who were the first at the scene, entered the water to help her. Two firefighters trained as rescue swimmers arrived a short time later and used a 14-foot rescue boat to bring the woman back to shore.

She was treated at Alameda Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Crews were dispatched at 6:54 p.m. after a witness saw the woman in the water off Shoreline and Westline drives and she was back on shore at 7:16 p.m., firefighters said.

A total of 18 firefighters responded.

ACLC to host annual art, diversity festival

The Alameda Community Learning Center will host its annual Art & Diversity Festival on Friday.

The event will take place at the charter school's campus at 400 Grand St. next to Wood Middle School.

It will feature a student art show and displays of school projects, plus stage performances and "Diversity Tables" presented by school clubs that will offer crafts and other activities.

People can view the displays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. The stage performances will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Wood Middle School. Homemade ethnic and other foods also will be available.

For information, go to www.alamedaclc.org.