From the Redwood City Standard
Oct. 1922; According to an announcement made last week, Pescadero, the thriving little town on the coastside of the county in the Fifth District, will soon have a national prominent residents and businessmen of the community….
Nov. 1922: The First National Bank of Pescadero opened its doors for business Monday morning, with James A. Purdy, an expert from the Bank of Italy in San Francisco as manager. Postmaster George Ginola will serve as assitant cashier of the new bank in connection with his present position as postmaster. The bank is located in what is known as the James McCormick building.