The Piedmont Avenue Neighborhood Improvement League (PANIL) is an association of residents in Oakland founded in 1974 to provide a voice for the neighborhood in matters related to city planning and the character of the area.
PANIL sends a monthly newsletter with matters of interest to those living and working in the area. See all past issues here.
- Update on CDC Lease for Piedmont Avenue Branch Library
The proposed long-term lease agreement between City of Oakland and the Oakland Unified School District for the long-vacant Child Development Center (CDC) building has been approved by OUSD and passed the first of two readings at City Council on December 6. read more
- Mosswood in Winter
While it’s cold outside, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy our parks, and Mosswood has plenty to enjoy this winter.The Winter Festival, on December 17, will be complete with food and music and a toy giveaway. Wells Fargo provided a grant for the Beautification and Toy Giveaway, and PANIL made a modest contribution. The rain storm postponed the original date because no one cleared it with the weather gods, and they brought a deluge, forcing the outdoor celebration to be moved from December 10 to the 17th. read more
- Proposed New Housing Two Blocks from MacArthur BART An application for a building permit has been submitted for a five-story apartment complex of 32 units, a garage for 16 cars ad 20 bicycles, and retail spaces facing 40th Street. The address is 469 40th Street. Although it is not in PANIL boundaries, it is of interest to the neighborhood. read more
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