Journalists from The Sacramento Bee, Bay Area News Group and the North Bay Bohemian are among those set to receive James Madison Awards from the SPJ NorCal FOI Committee.

The dinner awards banquet is Monday, March 19 at Delancey Street Town Hall in San Francisco. Tickets are $65 for SPJ members, $85 for non-members and $50 for students. Details

Journalists from the Los Angeles Times and Southern California News Group are among recipients of the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists’ Distinguished Journalists Awards.

The awards banquet is Wednesday, March 25 at the Omni Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. Tickets are $100 for SPJ/LA members, $140 for non-members and $80 for students. Reservations: Sarah Favot, 617-756-5643.