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Removal of a Trustee for cause is governed by the CA Probate Code Sections 15640 - 15645. http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/cgi-bin/displaycode?section=prob&group=15001-16000&file=15640-15645. In your situation Section 15642 is most applicable. If the Trust is not under court supervision, it can and would be so placed by the Petition for Removal of the trustee.
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