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Have they given you any type of notice prior to requesting to inspect?
Ok, legally in CA, an owner or his agents can access a rented dwelling as long as they provide at least 24 hours notice to the tenant and only enter M-F 8am to 6pm. See CA Civil Code 1954.
With that said, you can't unreasonably deny access to them, but if it is inconvenient, you can ask that they reschedule for a different time or date at least once and it wouldn't be considered a breach of the law by you.
If they refuse, you can tell them that if they come over, you will call the police and have them removed because you have sole rights to use and possession of the property during your lease period. That should get them to agree to reschedule rather than be told to leave by the police and take it up in civil court.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a landlord for over 26 years...