On Wednesday, Rosemont Patch blogger Tina Wong . Almost immediately, the conversation turned to safety in the store's parking lot, with a commenter saying his wife would "rather drive a little further to go to Raley's [8391 Folsom Blvd.] where she feels safer."
It's a topic that has come up in the , so it got us wondering: What are both stores doing to keep their customers safe? Is one really safer than the other?
We couldn't directly compare security guard policies, as the Save Mart store manager is off until Friday and a Raley's spokeswoman hasn't yet returned our call or email. But in the meantime: Is this a common view? Are the stores' atmospheres really different enough to warrant the extra drive? Does one really feel safer than the other?
Vote in our poll and let us know: