ALAMEDA, Calif. — California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced plans to call a special session of the Legislature to deal with the state’s budget deficit when its new members are sworn in Dec. 6.

The announcement came in the wake of last week’s report from the state’s legislative analyst, Mac Taylor, estimating that California’s current-year general fund budget is $6 billion out of balance, with an expected structural deficit of $19 billion more for the next fiscal year.

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