A look at recent lottery winners from around the Bay Area who won more than $250,000 and the city where they bought their tickets:

  • Massaud Ardalan, Walnut Creek, March 6, 2013, $33 million

  • Jane Pittman, Castro Valley, Jan. 4, 2013, $250,000

  • Mark Brown, San Jose, Dec. 24, 2012, $1 million

  • Alfredo Jauregui, San Ramon, Dec. 4, 2012, $195,000

  • Todd La Rue, Tracy, Oct. 21, 2012, $250,000

  • Valerie Hartzell, Bay Point, Oct. 4, 2012, $250,000

    Source: California Lottery