Here a few links you might want to review to get a better understanding of your options:
CA's "Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act" - need to know info!
CA Dept. of Consumer Affairs Landlord-Tenant Guide:
No, simply hold your mouse over the red "Public Record" link which will inform you of this fact.
Trulia is a popular destination site; however, Trulia IS NOT a true MLS; they are a MLS Data Syndicator. If you want true status/property accuracy (in 15 minute intervals) see:
MLS Data Accuracy â€“ Where to search if youâ€™re â€œwithout RealtorÂ®â€
You can most certainly rely on Realtor.com, but personally it's hard to beat the convenience of a RealtorÂ®-created automated MLS search agent delivering candidate properties to your inbox as they become available.