Gov. Jerry Brown appointed an advisor, Michael Rossi, to the board of the California High-Speed Rail Authority on Wednesday. Rossi is Brown’s senior advisor for jobs and business development and had a long banking and finance career prior to joining his Democratic administration.
Rossi was placed in the position held until Wednesday by David Crane, who was appointed by Republican Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and who also serves on the UC Board of Regents. L.A. NOW