LOS ANGELES -- California’s revenues for August totaled $6.91 billion, missing estimates in the state budget by $27 million, according to a report from State Controller John Chiang.

The state ended the month with a general fund cash deficit of $12.4 billion, which was covered with internal borrowing from other funds. That amount is down from last year’s cash deficit of $21.4 billion at the end of August.

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