Aside from the bizarre fascination with being able to see celebrity homes in Malibu (see the Streisand Effect: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streisand_effect), the CCRP is a great place to check out local surf spots up and down the Coast:
Huntington Beach Pier
Morro Bay (I know it's not technically SoCal but it's beautiful).
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