Southern CA is a great place to live right now as far as beer goes. San Diego and Los Angeles are full of great beer bars and breweries, and Orange County isn't far behind.
The Bruery Provisions - Homebrewing supplies and equipment.
BrewCommune - Orange County home brew club, yeast database, recipes, and forum.
On Deck: Belgian IPA
Secondary: Traditional Mead
Kegged: APA, Cream Ale, Belgian Ale, Sour Belgian, Barrel Aged RIS