Eight California players match 5 of 6 numbers in $1.6B Mega Millions drawing

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Lottery fever has swept the country and the Bay Area is no exception. For employees at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose's Evergreen neighborhood, it's been a crazy couple of days.

A handful of lucky players matched five out of the six numbers in a massive Mega Millions drawing. One of the tickets was sold in San Francisco.

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The San Francisco ticket was sold at a Safeway store at 730 Taraval Street in the city's Inner Sunset neighborhood.

A total of eight players matched five out of the six. It's not clear yet how much those tickets are worth.

The seven other tickets were sold in San Luis Obispo, Stockton, Rancho Cucamonga, San Diego, Chatsworth, Arcadia, and Norwalk.
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