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.
- Oakland’s Roadmap for Building 26,000 New Housing Units
The Housing Element of the General Plan has been passed by the City Council and, after required revisions, approved by the State Department of Housing and Community Development. That latter approval was required for the first time by newly enacted state law aimed at addressing the state-wide homeless crisis. Oakland is expected to construct over 26,000 new units by 2031. 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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