The Appellate Lawyer Representatives’ Guide To Practice in the United States Court of Appeals for The Ninth Circuit has been updated here. "A revised version, dated August 26, 2014, now addresses writs, en banc petitions and procedures, and amicus briefs, and has been revised to reflect changes in rules and practice."
Right Coast appellate update: The NY Law Journal issued a special appellate practice insert here. Some of the articles are of general application, e.g., Smile: This is Oral Argument and The Appellate Mandate: A Critical Step (which discusses 9th Cir. law).
Baseball fans following USA v. Barry Bonds take note: Notice of En Banc Oral Argument on Thursday, September 18, 2014, 2:00 p.m., Courtroom One, James R. Browning US Courthouse, San Francisco.