"The Stand-Up Paddler's Guide to Southern California" by local veteran outdoorsman David Womack is a beach-by-beach guide to paddling in the coastal waters from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The book covers every application of stand-up paddling from touring to surfing. This is the book you need if you want to maximize your SUP experience.
The Stand-Up Paddler's Guide to Southern California
Menasha Ridge Press, Incorporated
Paddling, Surfing, Touring, Racing, Yoga, and Everything in Between