Stars help coastline in Save Our Surf event

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.

Saturday, thousands turned out for the start of the two-day festival. It benefits such groups as /*Heal the Bay*/, the Surfrider Foundation and Inside the Outdoors.

World champion surfer Shaun Tomson and actor Sam Trammell from "/*True Blood*/" were just a few of the celebrities who caught some waves.

"I'm a surfer, and I'm out in the water all the time and I really see firsthand how dirty it is and how polluted," said Trammell.

People who don't want to surf can eat, drink, play volleyball, and make sandcastles at the event.

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