If you're a Half Moon Bay history buff, these three books should be at the top your list.
"The Coburn Mystery: Northern California's Unsolved Murder" by June Morrall
"Half Moon Bay's Turning Points: Through the Windows of the Zaballa House" by Dave Cresson
The town developed around one historic house still in existence, and remodeled into a warm and picturesque bed and breakfast inn. This historic building was built by a famous figure, Mr. Zaballa, the town s first merchant, savvy in developing real estate, and deeply involved in the layout of the streets and blocks that are today s downtown business district