It's been over ten years since Alan v. American Honda (2007) 40 Cal.4th 894, but many lawyers still haven't gotten the message that a "notice of ruling" does not equate with a "notice of entry" under rule 8.104 (to trigger the time to appeal). Examples abound, with two in a row last week, here (pp. 5-6) and here (p. 3, fn.1).
Also of note from last week, this 9th Cir. opinion here about anti-SLAPP appealability.
And see The Great Reshaping: How Trump is Changing the Game on Judicial Nominations: With 148 judicial vacancies as of Jan. 2 and an increasingly aging federal bench, President Donald Trump could remake the federal judiciary on a scale that hasn’t been possible in decades.