Half Moon Bay developed around one historic house still in existence, the Zaballa House, which has since been remodeled into a picturesque bed and breakfast inn. This historic building was built by Mr. Zaballa, the town’s first merchant. He was savvy in developing real estate and deeply involved in the urban layout of today’s downtown business […]
Half Moon Bay Coastsider History
Coastside Buzz works with Dave Cresson and the Half Moon Bay History Association to bring Coastsiders stories from the past. Here we see the restaurant The Reefs which is sitting right where Fitzgerald Marine Reserve is today!
If you’re a Half Moon Bay history buff, these three books should be at the top your list. Read More
Enjoy this fantastic talk about Prohibition on the San Mateo County Coast presented by the Half Moon Bay Historical Association. Deputy Director Carmen Blair of the San Mateo County Historical Association regals us with tales of the Coastside in the 1920’s, colorful slang and all! Much of the information in the talk was collected for an exhibition […]
Today’s Featured Story of the Week is a poignant recording of Naomi Patridge, a Half Moon Bay public figure, sharing her experience during World War Two as a Japanese-American. Naomi recently told her story about being in Japanese internment camps during WWII to the Half Moon Bay Historical Association. She shares the little known Japanese history of Pescadero, where […]
This KHMB podcast delves into the rich history of Half Moon Bay, California. Our culture, architecture, and families all reflect the history of the local area. The members of the Half Moon Bay Historical Association are a committee dedicated to celebrating this history. Join us for an exclusive interview with President Dave Cresson to hear […]