Welcome! Turkey hunting here is tough, but there are birds taken on public every year. Lots and lots and lots of time in the field, the local nwtf meetings, and the spring turkey tune up. Check out the turkey hunting info pinned on the upland game section too.
Second the motion. Look in the upland game section. Pinned hunting turkey basics to start.
As said before attend NWTF.
#1) never gobble in public land.
#2) never stalk a gobbling turkey
It may be another hunter.
Boots on the ground only way.
NF, BLM, & wildlife areas.
Read the Calif. Fish & Wildlife reqs..
OnXhunt app for sure.
Hook up in partner section.
Welcome and good luck