Check the calendar for that specific court. They're free and open online to the public.
You can begin your search by checking the case finder above that's open to the public. You can choose the case type, bankruptcy, civil, criminal or all case type. You can search private companies involved with lawsuits by looking up keywords associated with its name(s).
You can reach the court for transcripts, without knowing specifically which county, it's hard to tell exactly what is required. There are other similar questions which have been answered and can give you a good idea of how and where they are requested.
Court calendars are publicly open online. You can use the link http://www.courts.ca.gov/ from there select superior court and the county. Once you're on the county court's page, you will see a portal to civil or criminal calendars, sometime as a link as in the county of San Bernardino or drop down menu as in the case of San Diego county. You can also view some details about the case and parties.
Depends on how much you know about the case already, names of defendants, victims, and other factors. Even the name of the attorney can help as you can see where they practice online. That will tell you where/which court to look into.
In which county? Most cases are in county superior courts in CA. Court calendars should be open to the public, some will make it easy and put it online.
Court calendars will show upcoming cases set for trial. County courts in California have judicial webpages and services. Take LA for example, there’s free access to the upcoming cases by city. Searches can be conducted by name, case number, hearing date or location. Cases can be looked up sixty days back. The information you will be able to see viewing the criminal court calendar is the judicial district the case is being heard, case number, party/criminal defendant name, arrest date, court house location, department, hearing time and type of hearing. The civil court calendar shows the date of hearing, time, event, case number, title and file date. There is no limit to the number of searches you can conduct, it is a free access service from the county court.