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Hopefully, the 10 days is early enough to beat out the Sheriff's forcible eviction.
Unfortunately, by missing your court date you missed the opportunity to defend the action on its merits.
Most counties do give a "courtesy notice" a couple of days ahead of the actual eviction, but you may want to call the Sheriff's civil division and ask what your Sheriff does.
You may also want to consider moving as much of your personal property out of the unit now and placing it in storage. If the sheriff does perform a forcible eviction before you vacate, you will find all of your property placed on the curb, where all damage or loss (weather or theft) is your liability - not the sheriff's or the landlord's! (With the current weather patterns in CA, this is a significant risk).
Your landlord has no obligation to allow you to stay.
I am sorry you are not satisfied with the answer, but I am trying to provide you with practical information that you can use in conjunction with a clear and straightforward statement of the law.
You do not have a right to remain in your unit, the judgment of possession that your landlord received because you failed to show up in court will be enforced by the sheriff and when they show up to do their forcible eviction, you and your belongings will be placed on the street.