Good morning, San Diego. Photo: Peter Taras

Good morning, San Diego. Photo: Peter Taras

A few days before this, Damien Hobgood found some real treats in San Francisco. Same ocean, different beach. Photo: DJ Struntz

A few days before this, Damien Hobgood found some real treats in San Francisco. Same ocean, different beach. Photo: DJ Struntz

Ian Crane has a rail and he's not afraid to use it. Photo: Peter Taras

Ian Crane has a rail and he's not afraid to use it. Photo: Peter Taras

Josh Kerr, north of the lip. Photo: Corey Wilson

Josh Kerr, north of the lip. Photo: Corey Wilson

Men At Blacks, galaxy defenders. Photo: Jimmicane

Men At Blacks, galaxy defenders. Photo: Jimmicane

Damien Hobgood. Photo: DJ Struntz

Damien Hobgood. Photo: DJ Struntz

Taylor Knox in the hole. Photo: Corey Wilson

Taylor Knox in the hole. Photo: Corey Wilson

After all, billiards is a gentleman's game. Taylor Knox, Sean Taylor and Josh Kerr. Photo: Corey Wilson

After all, billiards is a gentleman's game. Taylor Knox, Sean Taylor and Josh Kerr. Photo: Corey Wilson

Jake Halstead with a whole lotta face to work with. Photo: Peter Taras

Jake Halstead with a whole lotta face to work with. Photo: Peter Taras

Josh Kerr and the things that could have been. Photo: Corey Wilson

Josh Kerr and the things that could have been. Photo: Corey Wilson

Rewrite the Scripps. Photo: Peter Taras

Rewrite the Scripps. Photo: Peter Taras

Unidentified's blurry liplines. Photo: Peter Taras

Unidentified's blurry liplines. Photo: Peter Taras

Walled? Blacks thinks not. Photo: Peter Taras

Walled? Blacks thinks not. Photo: Peter Taras

It's great to know your rights, but it's sometimes better to know your lefts. Photo: Peter Taras

It's great to know your rights, but it's sometimes better to know your lefts. Photo: Peter Taras

Power to the people, power to Taylor Knox. Photo: Corey Wilson

Power to the people, power to Taylor Knox. Photo: Corey Wilson

Gray never looked so good. Photo: Peter Taras

Gray never looked so good. Kyle Crompton. Photo: Peter Taras

Unknown surfer in Saint James. Photo: Peter Taras

Unknown surfer in Saint James. Photo: Peter Taras

Lest we forget, Josh Kerr is still one of the best aerialists in the game. Photo: Corey Wilson

Lest we forget, Josh Kerr is still one of the best aerialists in the game. Photo: Corey Wilson

Just about sea level. Photo: DJ Struntz

Just about sea level. Photo: DJ Struntz

The school of… blue skies. Taylor Knox. Photo: Corey Wilson

The school of… blue skies. Taylor Knox. Photo: Corey Wilson

Oliver Kurtz chases the ever so distant high-five. Photo: Corey Wilson

Oliver Kurtz chases the ever so distant high-five. Photo: Corey Wilson

It's all about finding those windows. Photo: Jimmicane

It's all about finding those windows. Photo: Jimmicane

Damien Hobgood, off tour and on rail. Photo: DJ Struntz

Damien Hobgood, off tour and on rail. Photo: DJ Struntz

Damien Hobgood again? Damien Hobgood again. The man is unstoppable. Photo: Jimmicane

Damien Hobgood again? Damien Hobgood again. The man is unstoppable. Photo: Jimmicane

Till dusk. Photo: Peter Taras

Till dusk. Photo: Peter Taras

Ian Rotgans and the best iPhone photo of that woman's whole damn camera roll. Photo: Peter Taras

Ian Rotgans and the best iPhone photo of that woman's whole damn camera roll. Photo: Peter Taras

Robert Machado. Photo: DJ Struntz

Robert Machado. Photo: DJ Struntz

Quinn Campbell's Mexican insurance. Photo: Corey Wilson

Dana Barre's Mexican insurance. Photo: Corey Wilson

For the few who measure the wave from the back, this is how big it was. Mexico. Photo: Corey Wilson

For the few who measure the wave from the back, this is how big it was. Mexico. Photo: Corey Wilson

Ian Crane immerses. Photo: Peter Taras

Ian Crane immerses. Photo: Peter Taras

And Ian Crane gets immersed. Photo: Peter Taras

And Ian Crane gets immersed. Photo: Peter Taras

How quaint. Photo: Jimmicane

How quaint. Photo: Jimmicane

Joel Tudor, Blacks. Photo: DJ Struntz

Joel Tudor, Blacks. Photo: DJ Struntz

Photos: Finally California, Part 2

See part one of our California coverage featuring everything north of five dollar coffees.