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I am sorry you are dealing with a non paying tenant. Unfortunately, there is no short cut for landlord even when a tenant is not paying rent and the process is time consuming and technical. A landlord must give proper 3 notice to pay rent or quit. If rent is not paid within the time frame and the tenants have not vacated (which is often and most likely the case) then an Unlawful Detainer action (eviction) must be filed with the court and a hearing in court is held which hopefully results in the judge issuing a eviction at which point the tenant must move.
Here are two helpful links with outline of the procedure along with where to obtain forms:
Free forms are available: http://www.dca.ca.gov/publications/landlordbook/terminations.shtml
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